Stories tagged: "Infrastructure"


Emergency crews in Texas respond to a fatal accident in this file photo. New federal data shows that traffic deaths in Arizona fell sharply in the first quarter of 2022, after several years of steady increases, while the nation as a whole saw a record increase in highway fatalities in the quarter. (Photo by Tony Gutierrez/AP/Shutterstock)
Arizona Traffic Fatalities Fell Sharply, as Deaths Nationally Spiked

While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in traffic fatalities in the first quarter of 2022, highway deaths in Arizona were falling by nearly a third.

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Ducey has endorsed businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson to be his successor. Ducey on Thursday added his name to a growing list of mainstream conservatives looking to boost the businesswoman past Donald Trump-endorsed frontrunner Kari Lake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Ducey Signs Final State Budget as Governor

The spending plan for the upcoming year uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.

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More Funds Sought for Drone Inspections of Transportation Infrastructure

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Stanton would bring more money to Arizona to use drones to inspect roads, bridges, and other infrastructure.

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NAU’s Smart Bike Technology Can Detect Damaged Pathways

A team of Northern Arizona University engineering students and professors has created a sensor that connects to a bicycle to detect dips and jolts in pathways.

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$990 Million in Federal, State, County Funding Going Toward I-10 Expansion

A mix of federal, state, and county money will fund a third lane in each direction to a 26-mile section of I-10.

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As Tourism Rises, Sedona’s Free Shuttles Ease Parking Problems

The city of Sedona offers free shuttles to certain trailheads to ease congestion and parking difficulties.