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State ready to buy homes for Loop 202 extension

Traffic Congestion, Ways to Reduce in Phoenix, AZ

Plans to extend the Loop 202 freeway around the Phoenix area’s southern edge are nearing final approval, and owners of approximately 200 homes are being told they’ll soon have to find new places to live. The proposed South Mountain Freeway would extend from Interstate 10 near the Ahwatukee section of southeast Phoenix with I-10 on… Read More →

Sky Harbor launches enhanced free Wi-Fi

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Boingo Wireless, the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport announced the launch of the airport’s upgraded Wi-Fi network, offering enhanced Wi-Fi services for travelers. Phoenix Sky Harbor visitors can enjoy complimentary, ad-supported Wi-Fi access throughout the airport, with improved coverage and capacity courtesy… Read More →

Passenger Numbers Increase at Sky Harbor

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Passenger traffic numbers at Phoenix Sky Harbor have increased yet again for the eighth month in a row. July numbers were 5.7% higher than last July. Year to date, numbers are up by 4% over 2013. In fact, passenger numbers have been rising every single month this year spanning from 3.0% to 5.7% increases. “We… Read More →

GM Officially Opens Information Technology Center

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General Motors is adding to its roster of Information Technology Innovation Centers with today’s grand opening of a facility in the Phoenix area. The center, which will enable GM to in-source the company’s innovation capabilities and tap into a pool of new and experienced IT talent, joins innovation centers already operating in Warren, Mich., Austin,… Read More →

Trade through Nogales could exceed $35 billion in 2014

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The Nogales Port Authority Board has seen a substantial increase in truck traffic and the overall value of trade through the Mariposa Port of Entry since 2010. The dollars of trade goods transported through the Mariposa Port of Entry, estimated at $20-$25 billion in 2011 , and is now estimated at $30-35 billion in 2014,… Read More →

Knight Among Most Trustworthy Companies

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Knight Transportation, Inc., one of North America’s largest and most diversified truckload transportation companies, announced it was named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine. ”Knight Transportation is honored to be ranked on the Forbes Most Trustworthy Companies list with many other well respected companies. Our business is built on a culture… Read More →

Sky Harbor Honored at World Airport Awards

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The SkyTrax’s World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence, recently named Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as one of the World’s Best Airports serving 40-50 million passengers in 2014. Phoenix Sky Harbor ranked seventh in the world and joins the ranks of other international airports such as Incheon International Airport in South Korea… Read More →

American, US Airways unite at Sky Harbor

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In the next step to co-locate operations across the combined network, American Airlines Group Inc. today announces that American Airlines will join US Airways’ operation at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 4 on Wednesday, Feb. 26. With its last departure the night of Tuesday, Feb. 25, American will end operations at Terminal 3. The… Read More →

Biking To Work – Who Needs A Car?

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June 13, 2013 by in Play | Transportation

Did you know that Americans collectively make 4 billion trips by bike each year, up from 1.7 billion in 2001? While driving is still most Americans’ primary means of getting to and from work every day, cycling is gaining ground as an option in more and more cities across the United States, and it’s not… Read More →