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Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of the Ahwatukee streets.
Beginning June 16, the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is expanding central credential issuance to all offices statewide, meaning that customers visiting a Motor Vehicle Division office to obtain a new driver license or identification card will leave with a temporary credential. The permanent license or identification card will be mailed to the customer, and received within 15 days.
Why has the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) ended the communications road on questions raised about how monies were spent on vacant lot acquisitions in the Calabera subdivision for the proposed South Mountain Freeway Loop 202?
It has been almost a year since the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the South Mountain Freeway. ADOT is still saying it expects a decision to be made on the project by the end of 2014.
Having had the good fortune of serving on the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Regional Council, representing either Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) or The Citizens Transportation Oversight Committee since 1996, I have witnessed over $1.7 billion diverted from Highway User Revenue Funds (HURF) to pay for other government programs. It is my opinion, now is the time to reverse these transfers.
The new Arizona State Transportation Board website has been launched, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Authorities are investigating a deadly collision involving a semi-truck in Mesa.
The W.P. Carey School of Business’ February housing report reveals that new home sales are showing the largest percentage price increase in all three measures over the last year for the greater Phoenix area.
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is reaching out to industry leaders through a Request for Information to gather perspective and feedback on constructing the South Mountain Freeway as a public-private partnership.
Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) is currently in the works on leasing new parking spaces for its families and staff.
Many drivers do not know or adhere to the rules of the road, apparently that includes the school bus drivers, too.
Like the old saying goes, “timing is everything,” and unfortunately here is a vivid example that impacts all of us who live in Arizona. This deals with ADOT and their lack of stewardship on the monies earmarked for the proposed SMF on Pecos Road.
Ahwatukee Foothills could see some major changes in 2014.
Challengers to Arizona's denial of driver's licenses to “dreamers” want internal documents and testimony — perhaps even from Gov. Jan Brewer herself — in their legal bid to prove her actions are illegal.
The year is almost over, and throughout the year schools across Ahwatukee saw many things that will surely be remembered.
This year was a year of big headlines in Ahwatukee Foothills.
State officials are going to grant driver's licenses to some people not in the country legally even as Arizona continues to deny the same privilege to “dreamers.”
Protesters will stage at Ahwatukee schools over the next couple days, protesting the proposed expansion of the South Mountain Freeway.
One of the least publicized, but most significant results so far for the South Mountain Freeway (SMF) project is the final results of the SMCAT, or SMF Citizens Advisory Team. This team, picked by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), is a diverse group of organizations affected by the project and is intended to provide extensive public involvement and ongoing opportunities for community members to express opinions and concerns, a key component of the study process.
Closures for freeway improvement projects in the Phoenix area will be limited this weekend, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A stretch of southbound Loop 202 near US 60 in east Mesa will be closed for resurfacing work. Drivers are asked to plan ahead and use alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
The Tempe Union High School District Governing Board is set to rewrite a weak resolution concerning the Loop 202 freeway extension and come out in full opposition of the project in November.
The Phoenix City Council has approved a plan that will allow the owners of Club West Golf Course to access less expensive water through abandoned reclaimed water pipelines.
A stretch of eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) near the Interstate 10 'Mini-Stack' interchange in Phoenix will be closed Saturday morning for pavement repair work, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Part of Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler also will be closed at times for pedestrian bridge work. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead, allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following Phoenix-area freeway restrictions are in place:
After a week of discussion, the Kyrene School District Governing Board unanimously approved its resolution against the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway and Pecos Road alignment.