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Environment

Valley traffic returns, carbon emissions rise as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Traffic has returned to metro Phoenix in a big way, causing delays in morning and afternoon commutes and increasing carbon emissions in an area that has long-standing problems with air quality. During more than a year of working from home, taking online classes and holding events virtually, the lack of traffic made driving a relative

National

As urban life resumes, can US cities avert gridlock?

It’s back: Rush-hour traffic in Los Angeles on June 15, 2021. Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images  John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Traffic is so ubiquitous in U.S. cities that until recently, imagining urban life without it meant looking to other nations for examples. Then, in 2020, COVID-19 closures

Local

FY20 Annual Chip Seal Project – Week of July 27, 2020

The City of Prescott and their contractor, VSS International, Inc., are working on a chip seal project along selected roadways throughout the Prescott area. The project consists of cleaning the existing street surfaces and applying a new polymerized-rubberized chip seal and seal coat. Additional work includes the restoration of disturbed traffic striping and the replacement

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