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Phoenix Sky Harbor sets new passenger record

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport set a new for total passengers in 2015, serving more than 44 million travelers. Year-end numbers have been released and show a 4.5 percent increase in total passengers compared to 2014. The previous record for annual passengers at America’s Friendliest Airport had been set in 2007 when Sky Harbor served… Read More →

MJ Insurance Named One of the Largest Brokers in U.S.

MJ Insurance

MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s leading property-casualty and employee benefits agencies, is one of the “100 Largest Broker of U.S. Business” according to Business Insurance magazine. MJ ranked No. 97 in the publication’s 2014 list. This is the second consecutive year that MJ Insurance has received the honor. Companies are ranked by 2013 brokerage… Read More →

Retired Sundt executive honored posthumously with transportation award

John Carlson, Sr
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The professional contributions of John E. Carlson, Sr., a retired longtime Sundt executive who passed away in February, were recognized recently with an Arizona Transportation Legacy Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Arizona. The award was presented at the organization’s annual Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets, held April 16-18, 2014, at… Read More →

MJ Insurance reports record revenue

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by in Business News | Economy

MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-held insurance agencies, has reported double digit year-over-year growth with an 11 percent increase across all business lines. The agency also reported record all-time high revenues of $25 million. MJ’s fiscal year runs from September to September and for fiscal 2013, MJ saw solid growth in both employee… Read More →

3 alternatives for Phoenix-to-Tucson rail line

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Arizona transportation officials studying the feasibility of a passenger rail line between Phoenix and Tucson have narrowed the list of alternatives to three. State Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday that all three alternatives would run along Interstate 10 south of Eloy. One alternative would share the right of way with Union Pacific Railroad north… Read More →

Stanton eyes more spending on bike projects

Valley Metro - Bike Equals One Less Car

Phoenix would spend $1.5 million of its state transportation funding on making the city more bicycle friendly if Mayor Greg Stanton gets his way. Stanton is proposing that the money be used to add more bike lanes, launch a bike-share program and prepare a citywide bicycle plan. The Arizona Republic reports that Stanton’s proposals are… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Adds Zoning and Land Use Group

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by in Business News | Legal | Real Estate

The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that zoning attorney William E. Lally, and AICP certified land use planners Kurt A. Jones and Benjamin J. Patton have joined the firm.  Tiffany & Bosco’s Land Use and Zoning practice is dedicated to working closely with builders, developers, brokers, banks and design consultants; focused in the… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco Adds Zoning and Land Use Group

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by in Business News | Legal | Real Estate

The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that zoning attorney William E. Lally, and AICP certified land use planners Kurt A. Jones and Benjamin J. Patton have joined the firm.  Tiffany & Bosco’s Land Use and Zoning practice is dedicated to working closely with builders, developers, brokers, banks and design consultants; focused in the… Read More →

Public Identifies Transit Priorities for Southwest Valley

Traffic Congestion, Metromile,
by in Business News | Travel

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in partnership with West Valley cities and through extensive input from residents, has completed a transit system study that identifies a local transit plan for the Southwest Valley. MAG has worked in partnership over the past year with the cities of Phoenix, Avondale, Goodyear, Tolleson, Litchfield Park, the town… Read More →

Arizona Forward hopes to guide Arizona’s transportation systems

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by in Economy | Featured | Travel

As Valley Forward transitions to Arizona Forward to encompass a statewide focus, it’s only fitting that the association with a 43-year history of success tackling environmental issues — including land use, water management, air quality and energy — turns its attention to an issue that impacts every resident and every business in Arizona. Transportation. “Valley… Read More →

Housing and transportation costs outpace incomes

Housing and transportation
by in Business News | Economy | Real Estate | Travel

The combined costs of housing and transportation in the nation’s largest 25 metro areas have swelled by 44 percent since 2000 while incomes have failed to keep pace, according to a new report from the Center for Housing Policy—the research affiliate of the National Housing Conference—and the Center for Neighborhood Technology. The report, Losing Ground:… Read More →

Speaker: Lori Singleton ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Lori Singleton, Salt River Project (SRP) Lori Singleton is the manager of sustainability initiatives and technologies at Salt River Project. She is a 29-year employee of SRP and 40-year resident of Arizona. She is responsible for design and implementation of SRP’s environmental outreach programs with special focus on renewable energy. Lori’s responsibilities at SRP include… Read More →

Arizona’s Green Future Was Founded In 2010

Electric Vehicle were a big hit in 2010 in Arizona
by in Education | Green | Tech

In 2010 Arizona’s Green future will probably be remembered more for the challenges it brought than the successes it yielded in our Valley and state. But out of the darkness came some light, and the illumination casts hope for a bright future. Countless volunteers gave generously of their time, talent and treasury to support green… Read More →

The Canalscape Project Envisions Beautifying The Phoenix-Area’s Many Canals

The Canalscape Project Beautifying The Phoenix-Area Canals
by in Education | Featured | Green | Real Estate

Forget “The Valley of the Sun.” Imagine “The Venice of the Southwest.” It’s an idea that’s hard to fathom now, especially when most Valley residents think of canals as “ugly, smelly and dangerous,” says Nan Ellin, a former Arizona State University professor who conceived Canalscape with her students. Canalscape is a concept that encourages Phoenicians… Read More →