• Phoenix has all the tools to break its car dependency, and a 35-year public transit plan aims to turn it into a commuter paradise

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Valley Metro line at the Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, Arizona. Courtesy of Valley Metro
    Phoenix is one of the fastest-growing cities in the US and the increased traffic and pollution are taking a toll on residents.
    Mayor Kate Gallego is spearheading a 35-year plan to expand on the city's public transit system so that it's more accessible and sustainable.
    The Transportation 2050 plan targets infrastructure that will empower commuters, like bike lanes and expanded walkways along Phoenix's unique canal system.
    This story is part of Advancing Cities , a series highlighting urban centers...
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