Driver Drags Man Who Cut Him Off in Convenience Store Parking Lothttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/988Police 2/21/2020 6:30:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/zo_hfqbQm80Driver Drags Man Who Cut Him Off in Convenience Store Parking Lot<div class="ExternalClassFE25E4420DF145F0955235F016A5F7B6"><html>Police are looking for the driver of a truck who ran into a man walking out of a gas station, dragging him 50 feet on the grill of the truck before taking off.<br><br>The crime happened at 27th Avenue and Peoria on Sunday night.<br><br>The victim was in a black truck when he pulled in front of white truck in the gas station parking lot.<br><br>Based on surveillance video, about 60 seconds later the driver of the white truck pulls up next to the truck parked at the pump and appears to throw his drink at the vehicle.<br><br>Less than a minute later, the driver of the black truck leaves the convenience store and the white truck slams into him while he walking, dragging his body about 50 feet before the 34-year-old victim slips under the vehicle.<br><br>That man is recovering from serious injuries.<br><br>The suspect is described as a 30-35 year old white man with red hair and a beard.  He's driving a white and black 4 door Ford Raptor with a sunroof.<br><br>If you have any information to help solve this crime, contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a href="http://www.silentwitness.org/" target="_blank">silentwitness.org</a>.<br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program - City Updatehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/989PHXTV2/21/2020 6:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/IrzBW1nFsaIVolunteer Income Tax Assistance Program - City Update<div class="ExternalClassFBF7C202F9EB4FDFBCE75120DD90F7E6"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>The City of Phoenix wants to help you save hundreds of dollars in fees to get your #taxes done. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program there are three alternatives for filing taxes for #free. For some, volunteers will do it for you as long you meet the eligibility requirements. Free services ensure all taxpayer's income, deductions and allowable credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)* are claimed and increase taxpayer education while promoting self-sufficiency. Find out how you can use this service on this City Update.<br>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideophxtvPHXTV
Director of Golf Named Southwest PGA Pro of the Yearhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/parks-and-recreation/990Parks and Recreation 2/21/2020 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/990/greg_leicht award2.jpgDirector of Golf Named Southwest PGA Pro of the Year<div class="ExternalClassB648FB4454744523A1DD8FF415D7C28A"><html> <p>​City of Phoenix Director of Golf Greg <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd19201"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd38955">L<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>eicht</span></span></span></span> was honored as the Southwest PGA Golf Professional of the Year for 2019 during an awards ceremony held Thursday night at Paradise Valley Country Club. This is the highest annual award bestowed by the Southwest PGA on a PGA Professional. <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd96881"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd84351">Leicht</span></span></span></span> is the 46th recipient of the award.</p> <p>"Words can't describe how honored I am to be named the Southwest PGA Golf Professional of the Year," <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd48293"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd36378">Leicht</span></span></span></span> said. "Being a PGA Professional in the Southwest Section means everything to me. I have been blessed to work at great facilities for outstanding individuals who supported me along the way. Throughout my career I have worked hard to always give back to the community, fellow PGA Professionals and the Section, and to be recognized by my peers with this tremendous honor means the world to me."</p> <p>The Professional of the Year award is given to those who have great leadership qualities, strong moral character and a substantial record of service.</p> <p> <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"> <span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd72839"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd426">Leicht</span></span></span> </span> has served as the city's director of golf since 2018 and oversees the operation of its <a href="/parks/golf" target="_blank">eight municipal courses</a>. During his tenure, he's directed a variety of upgrades to those facilities, including renovated and re-branded restaurants that opened in 2019. Those improvements contributed to a 12.5 percent increase in rounds played during the 2018-19 fiscal year. </p> <p>In 2015, <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd92665"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd46825">Leicht</span></span></span></span> was named to the general manager position at <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd90269"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd24194">Cascata</span></span></span></span> Golf Club in Boulder City, Nev., a high-end course owned by Caesars Entertainment. Under his leadership, revenues for the course grew to all-time highs. Also, during his time at <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd83379"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd16951">Cascata</span></span></span></span> he earned his PGA Certification in General Management.</p> <p> <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"> <span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd70449"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd29305">Liecht</span></span></span> </span> has worked at number of courses around the Phoenix metro area, including the TPC Scottsdale, The Phoenician and Thunderbirds Golf Club, later named <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd17918"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd98354">Vistal</span></span></span></span> Golf Club. While at <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd90388"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd80541">Vistal</span></span></span></span>, <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd68727"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd87467">Leicht</span></span></span></span> hosted the Special Olympics State Golf Championships for 12 years and continues to be heavily involved with that event.</p> <p>In 2014, <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd11073"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd91231">Leicht</span></span></span></span> served as the 22nd President of the Southwest PGA and he continues to volunteer with the Section on committees and as a rules official at Southwest PGA events. His resume also includes leading the charge to create the Southwest PGA license plate in Arizona. Thanks to his navigation of the legislative process, the plate was approved in 2016, with proceeds of the sales supporting Southwest PGA Foundation initiatives.</p> <p>This is not the first time <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd99443"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd40315">Leicht</span></span></span></span> has been honored by the Southwest PGA, as he received the 2006 Southwest PGA Bill <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd9243"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd70195">Strausbaugh</span></span></span></span> Award for his work in mentoring fellow PGA Professionals, the Southwest PGA Player Development Award (formally the President's Plaque) in 2008 and 2009, and the National Special Olympics Conrad <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd27221"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd11000">Rehling</span></span></span></span> Award in 2011. <span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd77341"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a></span><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd43747">Rehling</span></span></span></span> was the founder of the Special Olympics Golf movement and spearheaded The PGA of America's efforts to introduce golf to Special Olympics. It is presented to PGA Professionals who give back to those with intellectual and physical disabilities.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.southwestpga.com/news/2019/19awards.asp" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd20881"><span class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="white-space:nowrap;"><span class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="font-size:8pt;"></span></span></span><a class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" target="_blank"><img width="1" height="1" class="ms-rtegenerate-skip" style="width:0px;" alt="Misspelled Word" src="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" /></a><a target="_blank" href="http://www.southwestpga.com/news/2019/19awards.asp"><span class="ms-spellcheck-error ms-rtegenerate-skip" id="rnd29388">Read more ab<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>out Leicht</span> and the 2019 Class of Southwest PGA award recipients</a> </a></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parksNewsparks-and-recreationParks & Rec
Phoenix Police Sergeant Rights a Wrong 60 Years Laterhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/986Police 2/20/2020 8:12:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/986/Newsroom_Cole_Candace_3.jpgPhoenix Police Sergeant Rights a Wrong 60 Years Later<div class="ExternalClass0B32639C5B4E4653B316A02C6C3D6683"><html>​It was a hot Phoenix night last August when Patrol Sergeant Vince Cole first met Candace Ramsey.<br><br>It wasn't the crime report he was taking from her that caught his attention, but a framed Navajo Nation Police Patch.<br><br>As Sgt. Cole asked Candace about the patch, she beamed with pride for the man who wore that patch.  Her grandfather Gordon James was a Sergeant with the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety more than 60 years ago.  She shared that her grandfather was killed in the line of duty. <br><br>As a member of the Phoenix Police Honor Guard, Sgt. Cole asked Candace if she had gone to Washington DC to see her grandfather's name etched on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.  “His name is not on that wall," Candace said sadly. That's when Sgt. Cole knew he wanted to make that wrong right. <br><br>He got back to the office and put on his historian hat.  His research revealed James was a Korean War Veteran prior to becoming a police officer with the Navajo Nation Public Safety. On August 30, 1960 Sergeant James lost his life in the line of duty, killed by a drunk driver.<img src="/policesite/MediaAssets/Untitled%20design%20(1).jpg" style="margin:5px;width:341px;vertical-align:auto;float:right;" /><br><br>Sgt. Cole reached out to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Foundation.  After 6 months of work, on January 29, 2020, the Foundation informed Candace and her family that Sgt. Gordon C. James would be added to the memorial wall in D.C. on May 13, 2020 during the Annual Candlelight Vigil. <br><br>“I am so proud of my grandfather, it is such a great honor," Candace said.  <br><br>A chance meeting that united two law enforcement families together so one man's heroic actions will never be forgotten.<br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNewspolicePolice
The City of Phoenix Wants Your Feedback on the Transportation 2050 Program https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/969Public Transit2/20/2020 5:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/969/Newsroom_PublicTransit_018.jpgThe City of Phoenix Wants Your Feedback on the Transportation 2050 Program <div class="ExternalClass7800CC8D54104D5EB8EB0BD0C9FA060B"><html> <p> The voter-approved <a href="https://www.t2050.org/" target="_blank">Transportation 2050 (T2050)</a> transit and streets program continues to move forward, and the city of Phoenix wants to hear from you. Be sure to fill out the <a href="https://www.westgroupresearch.com/Phoenix2050" target="_blank">T2050 survey</a>, where you can comment on transportation improvements including bus service, bus shelters, streets and sidewalks by February 28, 2020. <br></p> <p>If you've been able to take advantage of some of the progress, this is your chance to provide input. And don't worry if you aren't familiar with the improvements - The Phoenix Public Transit and Street Transportation departments have compiled an <a href="/streetssite/Documents/2019_T2050_Progress_Report_3_ENGLISH.pdf" target="_blank">annual progress report </a>to showcase the various achievements made so far. The highly visual report exemplifies the city's continued commitment to ensuring accountability, transparency and tracking measurable goals in the delivery of T2050 programs and projects. </p> <p> <br>The report also provides detailed financial information on everything related to street and transportation improvements in an easy-to-navigate format. <br><br>Progress highlighted in Public Transit includes increased bus service every 30 minutes on all bus routes, 15-minute frequency on most Phoenix core routes, new bus shelters, a new 50th Street light rail station and added RAPID service throughout Phoenix. <br><br>The T2050 Street Transportation Department progress includes repaving more than 400 miles of city streets, preservation treatments on 1,400 miles of city and neighborhood streets, adding more than 141 miles of new bicycle lanes and 27 miles of new sidewalks and replacing 1,450 street lights and nearly 2,900 illuminated street signs. <br><br>Feedback from our residents and riders is a critical part of the process, so make sure to fill it out this survey before February 28. <br><br>The T2050 complete report is available on the program progress webpage, <a href="https://www.t2050.org/" target="_blank">T2050.org</a>. The <a href="https://www.westgroupresearch.com/Phoenix2050" target="_blank">T2050 online survey is available here</a>.<br><br>About Transportation 2050: In Aug. 2015, Phoenix voters approved Transportation 2050 (T2050), a 35-year citywide transportation plan. T2050 is overseen by the Citizens Transportation Commission and includes improved frequency on local bus service, new light rail service and stations and major street improvement projects. Funding for T2050 comes from a 7/10ths of a cent city sales tax that started Jan. 1, 2016. Over the life of the plan, the funds are estimated to generate about $16.7 billion, or more than half of the plan's overall cost. There will be an additional $14.8 billion in federal and county funds, passenger fares and other sources. For more information, visit the <a href="https://www.t2050.org/" target="_blank">T2050 page</a> or follow <a href="https://twitter.com/PhoenixMetroBus" target="_blank">Phoenix Public Transit</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/StreetsPHX" target="_blank">Phoenix Street Transportation</a> and <a href="https://www.valleymetro.org/projects" target="_blank">Valley Metro</a> on Twitter. </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitNewspublic-transitPublic Transit
Housing and Habitat Celebrate Energy-Efficient Affordable Homehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/housing/982Housing2/20/2020 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/982/Newsroom_Housing_015.jpgHousing and Habitat Celebrate Energy-Efficient Affordable Home<div class="ExternalClassEB357B15F5254FC89403E0758E3AF7D9"><html>Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (Habitat) in partnership with the city of Phoenix Housing Department, held a home dedication and celebration ceremony for the first new, LEED Platinum affordable single-family home in Phoenix's Central City South neighborhood.<br><br><strong>About the new homeowner:</strong> Angelica was born and raised in the Central City South neighborhood. Looking to create housing stability for her and her son, she turned to Habitat. Today, she has the keys to one of 30 Energy Star Certified, affordable homes. <br><br>In the fall of 2017, Habitat was awarded by the city a contract to develop affordable single-family homes on 30 vacant lots purchased as part of the Matthew Henson HOPE VI redevelopment project. <br><br>The new, affordable homes are under construction and available for low-income homebuyers in the Central City South area.<br><br>For more information, visit <a href="https://habitatcaz.org/" target="_blank">https://habitatcaz.org/</a>.<br>​​<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/housingNewshousingHousing
The Story Continues: Pueblo Grande Museum at 90https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/981PHXTV2/20/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/VaWfpz0IlasThe Story Continues: Pueblo Grande Museum at 90<div class="ExternalClass4C55137287EF44DA8B4CE3C711464094"><html> <p>​Last year Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park celebrated 90 years of preserving the culture and history of the indigenous people of the Salt River Valley. "The Story Continues - Pueblo Grande at 90" is a new exhibit in three locations. There are exhibits at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Sky Harbor International Airport, Terminal 3 and Phoenix City Hall in The Gallery @ City Hall. Each gallery will highlight historical themes and artifacts from pottery to archaeological tools.</p><p>This video explores the history of Pueblo Grande and the process of creating 3 different exhibits in 3 different locations.<br>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideophxtvPHXTV
20th Annual Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historichttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/977Pueblo Grande Museum2/19/2020 11:35:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/977/Newsroom_PGM_005.jpg20th Annual Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historic<div class="ExternalClass7914A0584EC44C0F8EA2671D1ADE9ECD"><html> ​Test your technology skills at the 20th Annual Ancient Technology Day on March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum. Enjoy a hands-on experience, fun for the whole family, where visitors can try their hand at throwing an atlatl (spear), weaving their own cloth, and sample roasted agave slow-cooked the traditional way. Artists will be on hand to demonstrate how people used various technologies such as archery, book binding, mesquite processing, adobe brick making, weaving and much more! Free arts and crafts activities are available for kids. Enjoy various cultural, historic, and technological demonstrations and artifact show-and-tell stations available throughout the day.<br><br> Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historic is recognized as both an official Arizona Scitech Festival event, and an Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month event. ​ <br><br> All Ancient Technology Day activities and Museum admission are FREE for the day made possible by a grant from Tohono O’Odham Nation! Visit pueblogrande.com or call (602) 495-0901 for more information about this event. <br><br> <br><br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM

 

 

 

 

Get Involved: Fund PHXhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/DispForm.aspx?ID=13https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/Attachments/13/S261C.jpgGet Involved: Fund PHX<div class="ExternalClass9728A8349F6F47A1A5123D0792DF410B"><html> <p>​Give your feedback about the Phoenix budget. Use our new online tool to adjust funding for various departments.</p> </html></div>Videohttps://Phoenix.gov/budget/fund2/19/2020 5:20:55 PM3/31/2020 5:20:55 PM

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