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Sprawling Phoenix transportation plan awaits voter approval

Sprawling Phoenix transportation plan awaits voter approval

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Phoenix, Arizona’s $31-plus billion transportation plan is dependent upon voters’ appetite for a sales tax increase. As The Republic reports, the city’s sales tax would be raised from .4% to .7%, which, with the help of other funds, would support “a comprehensive transportation vision” with light-rail and bus expansion and street improvements. Detractors are questioning the amount […]

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Guardrails off the market due to safety & fraud concerns

Guardrails off the market due to safety & fraud concerns

| October 27, 2014

A guardrail company will, for the time being, stop selling a product that has been found to impale auto occupants in crashes. Trinity Industries’ guardrails, which had already been banned in 13 states and counting as of last week, will be off the market until “further testing” can be done, reports the New York Times. […]

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