Arizona Interscholastic Association Votes to Cancel High School Winter Sports Season Due to Surging COVID-19  Cases

by on January 11, 2021 0

After three hours of discussions, the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted 5 to 4 on Friday to cancel the high school winter sports season amid a continued surge in COVID-19 cases statewide. The board, during a special meeting held Friday morning, made the decision after a recommendation from a health advisory committee. High...

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American Airlines Bans Emotional Support Animals

by on January 8, 2021 0

American Airlines is the second major U.S. airline company that is changing its policy on service animals. Beginning Jan. 11, the airline will no longer allow emotional support animals on its flights, American announced in a press release Tuesday. The move comes after the Department of Transportation revised their Air Carrier Access Act on...

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ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Closure

by on January 8, 2021 0

A stretch of eastbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix is scheduled to be closed this weekend (Jan. 8-11) for freeway widening construction, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A section of westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in the Chandler area will be restricted on Saturday, Jan. 9. Drivers should allow extra travel time...

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Federal Transit Administration Approves $530 Million Grant for Phoenix Light Rail Extension

by on January 8, 2021 0

The newest line of Phoenix’s Valley Metro light rail is one stop closer to becoming reality. The public transportation network received $529.8 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration on Wednesday, according to a press release. The funding, which comes via the FTA’s Capital Investment Grants program, will...

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Arizona Has the Highest Rate of COVID-19 Cases in the World

by on January 6, 2021 0

For the second time during the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona is leading the world with the highest seven-day average of COVID-19 infections per capita. According to 91-divoc.com, a COVID-19 tracking site that uses data from John Hopkins University, Arizona currently has the highest COVID-19 per capita rate of any region in the world. The state...

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Safest Airlines in 2021

by on January 5, 2021 0

There may have been far fewer airplanes in the skies this past year due to COVID-19, but if you’re looking ahead to future travel, you might take interest in the latest rankings of the world’s safest airlines from AirlineRatings.com. AirlineRatings.com keeps tabs on 385 carriers from across the globe, measuring factors including the airlines’...

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