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The best way to unclog the nation’s highways and repair crumbling bridges is to introduce a payment system similar to movie-ticket pricing and cell-phone rates, the nation’s top transportation official said.
As snow fell and rush-hour gridlock worsened in metropolitan Minneapolis-St. Paul, bus driver James Geiger couldn't see the road markings beneath the snow and slush -- but he kept rolling right down the shoulder.
Regarding the Keystone pipeline. Does anyone remember the Trans Alaskan pipeline that was supposed to solve our energy problems? Where did the oil go?
Summer travelers should pack plenty of patience: More flights are running late this year than in 2012.
A woman was transported to Chandler Regional Hospital early Monday after being pulled from the pool at Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place in Chandler.
Tempe lost 270 jobs when Alaska Airlines moved its reservations call center from an industrial park at Hardy Drive and Alameda Avenue to a new, 30,000-square foot office in south Phoenix.
Arizona can only benefit by having native daughter Mary Peters at President Bush’s side as his new secretary of transportation.
Congressional Republicans, already running scared, decided that the notorious "bridge to nowhere" was a bridge too far. It had become a public and all-too-visible symbol of their spendthrift ways and House GOP members complained that they were taking a lot of flak about the bridge from the folks back home.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will be one of the select American airports unveiling a new security program that will help expedite travel by pre-screening certain individuals.
WASHINGTON - Airlines should be required to limit how long passengers have to wait out travel delays inside an airplane on the ground before being allowed to get off, the Transportation Department inspector general recommended Tuesday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The fast rise in oil prices after BP's announcement that it was shutting down one of its biggest oil fields for repairs that could take months appeared to have leveled off Tuesday morning.
Just how fragile and interconnected the world’s oil markets are was glaringly evident when BP announced it would have to shut down production at its Prudhoe Bay field in Alaska, accounting for 8 percent of domestic U.S. production, to replace up to 16 miles of corroded pipeline.
Oil analysts say a shutdown in the Alaskan oil pipeline will likely result in a 10-cent per gallon spike in gas prices nationwide.
Alaska never got its infamous Bridge to Nowhere. But Chandler soon will have, "Where's the bridge?" During the coming months, a support pier for a 500-foot-long pedestrian bridge will be built in the median of Loop 101, halfway between Ray Road and Chandler Boulevard.
Arizona will have easier access to federal highway funds under a measure signed into law Friday by President Bush.
The federal government will pick up a bigger share of the tab for certain highway projects in Arizona, pending passage of legislation that changes the formula used to split the costs.
Oil prices have risen 133 percent since Obama took office; gas prices have risen 70.4 percent. Yet Obama, Interior Secretary Salazar and Energy Secretary Chu continue to prevent the U.S. from drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico and other previously approved sources of oil, especially Alaska.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - BP said Monday it will replace 16 miles of pipeline from its huge Prudhoe Bay oil field and production could be closed for weeks or months, crimping the nation's oil supplies.
DENVER - Colorado transportation officials on Saturday reopened a lengthy section of Interstate 70 that was closed overnight, stranding hundreds of travelers, by a storm that dumped more than 3 feet of snow in the region west of Denver.
“All of you people out there who complain about the environmentalists stopping oil drilling, are you aware that the oil in Alaska goes to Japan?”
New government rankings show America West Airlines had more consumer complaints than the 19 other U.S. carriers surveyed in June, and it followed only Alaska Airlines among major airlines in the the number of canceled flights.
WASHINGTON - Military commanders in Iraq are developing a plan to move as many as 5,000 U.S. troops with armored vehicles and tanks into Baghdad in an effort to quell escalating violence, defense officials said Thursday.
DENVER - As bird flu is spread continent-to-continent by wild birds, the seasonal migration that is normally one of nature's wonders is becoming something scary.
It's not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.
Tempe-based US Airways on-time performance improved in April, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, but so did the competition, knocking the hometown carrier down a couple of pegs in the rankings.