Phoenix slightly above average for amount of downtown parking
Downtown Phoenix has uses slightly more of its area for surface parking than the national average, according to an analysis by the nonprofit Parking Reform Network, which advocates for more walkable cities and "the adoption of critical parking reforms."
- Meanwhile, Mesa was well above average and had one of the most parking-heavy central areas the group analyzed.
Sun City gets new driverless public transportation option
Old, meet new.
State of play: Residents of Sun City, an Arizona retirement community, can now access public transportation powered by a trendy new engineering development: driverless cars.
Metrocenter transit hub to be named for former mayor Thelda Williams
The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to name a west Phoenix transit center after former interim Mayor Thelda Willaims.
- The transit hub will be under the new elevated Metrocenter light rail station, scheduled to open early next year.
Phoenix freeway congestion has returned to pre-pandemic levels
It took three years, but traffic congestion on Valley freeways has officially returned to pre-pandemic levels.
What's happening: Maricopa County saw about 30,000 hours of daily freeway traffic delays in March, roughly the same amount seen the first week of March 2020 — before the COVID-19 emergency declaration.
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