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Sustainable in Sedona: As tourism rises, city’s free shuttles ease parking problems

Tourists looking for socially distanced outdoor activities flocked to Sedona during the pandemic, adding to traffic congestion, noise and air pollution in red rock country - in response, the city launched the Sedona Shuttle to get hikers to popular trailheads.... Read more»

DOJ appeals mask ruling after CDC says it is 'necessary' for public health

The Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal on Wednesday seeking to reverse U.S. District Judge Kathryn Mizelle’s decision to vacate the federal mask mandate for planes, trains, buses and travel hubs. ... Read more»

Federal judge in Florida throws out national mask mandate for travelers

A federal judge in Florida voided the nationwide mask mandate for airline and public transportation passengers Monday, saying the requirement was beyond the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's authority.... Read more»

Pima County RTA plan falling short on cash, but largely meeting goals

An audit of Pima County’s Regional Transportation Authority Plan - enacted in 2006, after voters passed a one half cent sales tax dedicated to projects to improve roads and public transit - found it falls short by $149 million, putting 11 projects at risk. ... Read more»1

Cómo los altos precios de la gasolina están afectando el transporte en Arizona

Arizona se encuentra entre los 10 mercados más caros para la gasolina y el dramático aumento en los precios del combustible en todo el país ha llevado a las empresas de transporte a agregar recargos y ha empujado a los viajeros a buscar métodos de transporte más rentables.... Read more»

Americans taking more rides on public transit

More Americans rode subways, buses and trains in 2011 and $4 gallon gas prices could lead to even higher transit ridership this year. ... Read more»1

Study: 14% of Arizonans live in 'food deserts'

Nearly 14 percent percent of Arizonans live in a “food desert,” a low-income area with low access to a grocery store, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture study.... Read more»

Tucson No. 8 in easiest commute

Stop complaining about Tucson traffic. According to Forbes.com, we have the eighth-easiest commute in the U.S.... Read more»