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The time has come to bid farewell to 2014 and welcome in the new year! We’ve rounded up the things to do on New Year’s Eve in Phoenix:
Valley Metro has released its schedule for the upcoming holiday season.
Valley Metro and Tempe officials reassured residents concerned about the costs and consequences of the city’s planned streetcar system at an occasionally contentious question-and-answer meeting on Monday, Dec. 1, at the Tempe Transportation Center, saying the project would be an economic boon and sometimes defending it to a few sharply skeptical questioners.
Could the NCAA Final Four be coming to the Valley? If Arizona tourism officials make a good impression this week it just might be.
Arizona State University. Mill Avenue. Arizona Mills and Tempe Marketplace. These are some of the places and institutions most associated with Tempe today. While ASU and Mill Avenue both have deep roots in our town’s history, there is much more history to this desert city than we see at first glance.
Fire officials say three people, including an infant, were taken to the hospital after a light rail accident in Mesa Tuesday night.
In a state full of wonderful and beautiful topography, Arizona also boasts a number of places to see nature from a different perspective — underground. The most famous of these sites is Kartchner Caverns, about 9 miles south of Benson.
It won’t happen any time soon, but city leaders want to bring light rail to Chandler.
The city of Mesa opened up a new, state-of-the-art apartment complex as part of a plan to address homelessness in the city.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
The City of Mesa will host two public meetings to collect input on an environmental component of the light rail extension as part of a process to procure a grant from the EPA.
Christmas arrived on Dec. 2 for the Mesa Martin Luther King Jr. committee, as the Mesa City Council voted unanimously to rename 3rd Place — located off Center Street south of University Drive — to Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the downtown corridor.
Nearly a year ago, I hosted the first Downtown Development Summit at the Mesa Arts Center. We invited developers and financiers from Arizona and around the country to come see what downtown Mesa had to offer. We highlighted development opportunities and showcased available properties through downtown and along the light rail corridor.
KENOSHA, Wis. — When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer. Its sense of vitality seemed to drain away, and city leaders set out to find something that would inject life into the brick-storefront downtown while the economy went through a transition.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
Phoenix transit officials say light rail trains are moving again after a power outage affected the entire line Thursday.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
Negotiators for striking transit bus drivers in eastern Phoenix suburbs and the national bus company they work for were negotiating Friday as a work stoppage affecting tens of thousands of riders entered its second day.
Tens of thousands of bus riders in Phoenix's sprawling eastern suburbs were left without rides to work Thursday after drivers went on strike in a dispute with the company that just took over operations for the area's regional transit system.
A day after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a METRO Light Rail train, police have identified the victim.
Authorities say a pedestrian is dead after a light rail train accident somewhere along the westbound tracks from Mesa to Tempe.
Mesa businesses located along the light-rail corridor will receive a one-year free membership to the Mesa Chamber of Commerce paid for by the Downtown Mesa Association.
Revamps of its physical and digital appearances are among the efforts Visit Mesa is undergoing to attract a whole new audience to the city through a new promotional campaign.
Thousands of Arizonans in the federal "deferred action'' program won't be getting licenses to drive, at least not now.