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Tempe Streetcar makes long-awaited debut with free rides to passengers during opening year

The long-awaited, nearly $200 million, 3-mile-long Tempe Streetcar system, intended to create a more-connected downtown, debuts May 20, and riders get a free ride during its opening year. .

United Food Bank/National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive set to return on May 14

United Food Bank, among the recipients of donations, serves more than 228,000 Arizonans in need living in the Southeast Valley.

U.S. 60 remains closed from I-10 to Loop 101 while Tempe crews work to repair water-main rupture

No time estimate yet for completing work and reopening freeway, according to city.

TRAVEL ALERT: I-10 to close in both directions Friday through Monday from Loop 202 to U.S. 60

Have your sedative handy: It’s going to be another dicey weekend on Tempe and West Chandler-area freeways as continuing work brings restrictions and closures.

Evacuation lifted in West Chandler near building where lithium-ion battery fire has smoldered

Precaution taken due to potentially hazardous smoke from smoldering lithium ion batteries in storage building.

Guadalupe Road over I-10 to close periodically next 2 weekends as bridge-widening work begins

Sun Circle Trail Crossing also to be improved for pedestrians, bicyclists and equestrians as part of the Interstate 10/Broadway Curve Improvement Project.

TRAVEL ALERT: Heavy traffic, delays likely as I-10 closes both directions near airport April 22-25

Salt River Project crews are relocating the large overhead power line that currently stands in the way of widening of I-10.
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