Kickoff for Accelerate Arizona Roadshow

Accelerate Arizona is hitting the road! With Congress struggling to pass a long-term highway funding bill and Arizona’s Highway Users Revenue Fund (HURF) facing a shortfall, the business community is coming together to support a properly funded transportation system....

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For the Love of Lettuce

Yuma County is the nation’s third largest vegetable producer. The top crop is lettuce, with about 90% of the entire U.S. supply coming from Yuma during the winter months. Every day during peak agriculture season, thousands of workers make...

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Finishing the Loop: Why the South Mountain Freeway Is Essential to the Phoenix’s Future as Leading Metro Area

Transportation planning is never a quick process. That’s why the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the regional councils of government such as the Maricopa Association of Government create comprehensive transportation plans decades in advance. The South Mountain Freeway has...

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Case Study #4: Moving Ahead in Utah

This week we turn to our neighbors to the north, Utah, for our monthly look at state-led efforts to upgrade transportation infrastructure. Utah has a strong track record of fiscal conservatism. Proposals to increase taxes are only successful when...

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