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Kyrene School District’s Transportation Department introduced 25 propane-fueled buses this school year in efforts to increase savings on transportation costs.
The future of transportation in the city of Phoenix is up to the people.
Going back to school is a hectic time for families; juggling supply lists and schedules is enough to make any parent frazzled. It’s easy to understand how safety may sometimes take a backseat during these preparations. As a leader in traffic safety, AAA suggests all families take this important quiz to brush up on their knowledge to ensure a safe start to the school year.
The NABI Foundation, known for organizing high-profile sporting events for Native American athletes, will be kicking off the NABI Basketball Invitational July 1-5.
A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming in to Arizona from other states.
Saying the busing is illegal, state Attorney General Tom Horne on Thursday threatened to sue federal officials for dropping off undocumented individuals in Tucson and Phoenix who were apprehended in Texas.
District 6 councilmember Scott Somers finished his year long term as chair of the Board of Directors at the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA).
Members of the Kyrene School District Governing Board hosted a study session Tuesday evening, where they discussed the idea of changing the start time of the nine middle schools across the district.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Airlines are taking in less money from bag fees than they did two years ago, but they are making up for it by adding charges for a slew of extras, including getting a decent seat.
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers allowed GetOut to listen to a preview of “The Independent,” the band’s seventh album due out April 29. Clyne was kind enough to give a track-by-track analysis and discuss each song as it appears in order on the album.
What has at least four wheels, 16 to 28 pedals, and can be operated by both leg and electric power?
Many drivers do not know or adhere to the rules of the road, apparently that includes the school bus drivers, too.
The city bus service is a poor transportation system. It’s slow, there are so many stops to pick or drop single passengers. It doesn’t pick you up where you are nor drop you off where you want to be. It is almost as expensive as owning a car. Users don’t feel the cost because the bus system is subsidized. Basically, the present bus system is not the best.
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to deny driver's licenses to “dreamers” the Obama administration has allowed to stay and work in this country.
During Tuesday night’s meeting, Kyrene School District Governing Board members discussed the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway extension.
While school is back in session teachers across Ahwatukee are stressing that academics are key components that should be instilled in each student while on campus.
Tens of thousands of people who rely on buses to get around Phoenix’s eastern suburbs have rides again after drivers reached a tentative agreement Sunday with a national bus company to end a four-day strike.
Hundreds of bus drivers went on strike Thursday in several Phoenix suburbs, shutting down service to some 57,000 riders daily in the affected suburbs and on routes to other cities.
Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she’s not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive on time. Classes for ninth-graders start at 7:30 a.m., 45 minutes earlier than they did in middle school.
It is interesting that David Gilliand’s June 23 letter to the editor, “Just build it already,” wherein he states that he lives two blocks from the Loop 202 and he states, “this causes no pollution that I am aware of.”
Editor’s note: This is part three of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Beer fans can get a lift to this weekend’s big brew party.
The long-awaited Draft Environmental Impact Study for the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway will be released today and available for review and comment over the next 90 days.
A five-year bus service contract awarded by Phoenix City Council on March 20 will have a minimal increase to Phoenix’s public transit budget.
The Phoenix Public Transit Department is asking the public for feedback on proposed bus service changes to several Valley Metro bus routes operated by the city of Phoenix. If adopted by the Phoenix City Council, the proposed bus service changes would go into effect July 22.