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City of Phoenix Streamlines Permitting and Planning and Development Processeshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/planning-and-development/2369Planning and Development6/3/2022 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2369/Newsroom_ShapePHX_Starring.jpgCity of Phoenix Streamlines Permitting and Planning and Development Processes<div class="ExternalClassD9AFCEE89AB64E94989D1D5A366E354B"><html> <p></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span> <p>The City of Phoenix Planning & Development Department (PDD) launched an innovative, easy-to-use system to better serve customers with projects that require a building permit.</p> <p><a href="https://shapephx.phoenix.gov/s/" target="_blank">SHAPE PHX</a> is the new Land Management Information System that replaces the Department's primary business applications including the Electronic Plan Review (EPR) system and PDD Online. </p> <p>“Phoenix is a thriving, innovative city," said Deputy City Manager Alan Stephenson. “SHAPE PHX is a 21st century plan review and permitting tool that matches the needs of our customers and allows the Department to incorporate best-in-class technology to serve our customers and residents as we work to continue to build a great city."</p> <p>The first release of SHAPE PHX  launched Monday, June 6, 2022, introducing Single-Family Residential permit categories to the SHAPE PHX system, including: </p> <ul> <li>Submit applications. </li> <li>Check plan review status. </li> <li>Communicate with staff. </li> <li>Request meetings with staff. </li> <li>Upload documents. </li> <li>Request inspections. </li> <li>Pay fees online.</li> <li>And more! </li> </ul> <p>The new SHAPE PHX Customer Portal will be available 24/7 with residential subdivisions, commercial permit categories, hearings and planning projects in future releases.</p> <p>In 2016, PDD staff began working on a new system to replace the aging permitting system known as KIVA. SHAPE PHX puts the Department and the city in a better position to facilitate growth and support residents with their planning and development needs. SHAPE PHX allows internal and external users to communicate more seamlessly and efficiently regarding all planning, plan review, permitting and inspections related matters as it brings all PDD's business processes into one integrated system. </p> <p>All users submitting for plan review, permitting, licensing or other items in release one will need to create a new user account to use the <a href="https://shapephx.phoenix.gov/s/" target="_blank">SHAPE PHX system</a>. Users that have projects in release one and future releases will work out of PDD Online, ProjectDox and SHAPE PHX portals. The portal to create an account will be available on the launch day. For additional information visit the <a href="/pdd/SHAPE-PHX" target="_blank">SHAPE PHX webpage.</a></p> <p>Customers can also email the SHAPE PHX Operational Change Management team at <a href="mailto:shapephx@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">shapephx@phoenix.gov</a>. ​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p>​</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/pddNewsplanning-and-developmentportal screen shotPDDAngie Holdsworth602-329-5065​602-495-5622angie.holdsworth@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/65/Angie_Holdsworth.jpgPHXPlanandDev

 

 

Award-Winning Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop Returns July 17https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/aviation/3164Aviation7/12/2024 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/3164/newsroom_aviation_105.jpgAward-Winning Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop Returns July 17<div class="ExternalClass187F835ED3DB40DDB08C1200662AB328"><html> <p>With summer upon us, Arizonans might be looking to escape the summer heat. However, an airport is not an easy experience for everyone and can be overwhelming for an estimated seven million people in the United States experiencing dementia. To help alleviate that stress, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is thrilled to offer our award-winning Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop for the third time.<br><br>The Guest and Employee Experience Team at Phoenix Sky Harbor recognizes the importance of the Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop, as it continues to help passengers with dementia and their care providers plan and learn how to navigate a busy airport.<br><br>“We understand that navigating an airport is not the same experience for all, and when you add in the variable of dementia, it can be even more challenging.” said PHX’s Guest and Employee Experience Superintendent, Misty Cisneros-Contreras. “This workshop has proven to provide a valuable service to our community and an opportunity for our passengers dealing with dementia to be prepared and ready to fly next time they visit Phoenix Sky Harbor.” <br><br>The Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop is a unique opportunity that puts representatives from the airport and TSA all in one room to share information and tips while answering questions from family members of those with dementia and care providers.<br><br>The Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop will be held on Wednesday, July 17, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Those interested in learning more or wishing to attend the workshop can email <a href="mailto:skyharbor@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">skyharbor@phoenix.gov</a>. Include in the subject line “Dementia Friendly Air Travel Workshop Registration.” Those interested in attending should register in advance as seating for the event is limited.<br><br>Phoenix Sky Harbor was the first airport in the country to offer this type of workshop and was recognized by Airports Council International – North America as the best Customer Experience Program for Large Airports as part of their Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications and Customer Experience Awards in 2023.<br><br>Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America’s Friendliest Airport®, has an annual economic impact of more than $44 billion. On an average day, more than 1,000 aircraft and more than 130,000 passengers arrive at and depart from Phoenix Sky Harbor every day. PHX Sky Harbor is funded with airport revenue. No tax dollars are used to support the airport.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/aviationNews
S'ed̲av Va'aki Museum Temporary Closurehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/sedav-vaaki-museum/3163S’edav Va’aki Museum7/11/2024 10:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/3163/MuseumClosure_SVM_003.jpgS'ed̲av Va'aki Museum Temporary Closure<div class="ExternalClass5ADF6F13D8724658B6CD3CCF53FB4BC7"><html> <p> ​Beginning July 15th S'edav Va'aki Museum will be temporarily closed to the public for renovations. </p> <p> <span style="font-family:hind;">After 50 years, the entrance lobby will get a new floor and a custom-made front desk. In addition, the space will become an inviting introduction to the O'Odham people, the descendants of the original inhabitants of the site, and our neighbors.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-family:hind;">In addition, after 20 years, the “Dig It" gallery will be transformed into a changing exhibit space so that the Museum can present many new and exciting topics to our visitors. For example, when we reopen, or inaugural exhibit in the new Connections gallery is <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em style="">Following Their Roots</em></span> – a comprehensive look at indigenous farming techniques across the diverse ecosystems of Arizona. This will include a timely discussion of sustainable farming practices and indigenous food sovereignty.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-family:hind;">Depending on renovation work, we anticipate opening our <strong style="">outside trail only</strong> for visitors in early August.  Visitors will be able to cool down and have access to restrooms in our Community Room area. The Museum will remain closed through September.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-family:hind;">Please check back for specific details about trail openings, Museum reopening date, and exhibit opening dates.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-family:hind;">During the closure, if guests want to learn more about what the S'edav Va'aki Museum has to offer visit our </span> <a target="_blank" href="/parks/arts-culture-history/sedav-vaaki/education/virtual-programming"> <span style="font-family:hind;">Virtual Programming</span> </a> <span style="font-family:hind;"> page. Prospective visitors can also take look at our </span> <a target="_blank" href="/parks/arts-culture-history/sedav-vaaki/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits"> <span style="font-family:hind;">Online Exhibits</span> </a> <span style="font-family:hind;"> page which has several platforms to view permanent and past exhibits or even take a virtual tour along the </span> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.google.com/maps/%4033.4455837%2c-111.984458%2c3a%2c75y%2c178.83h%2c79.38t/data=%213m6%211e1%213m4%211sgq7cyYddvHHSqHlQrH_WGw%212e0%217i13312%218i6656?coh=205409&entry=ttu"> <span style="font-family:hind;">Interpretive Mound Trail</span> </a> <span style="font-family:hind;">. </span></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/sedav-vaakiNews
Review Motorcycle Safety Tips https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/3161Police7/11/2024 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/3161/IMG_9517.pngReview Motorcycle Safety Tips <div class="ExternalClassD9E33E584D13479F91A9A79E98BF164A"><html> <p>​​With National Motorcycle Day on the second Friday in July, the Phoenix Police Department would like to remind riders to enjoy their ride, but to be safe while doing it.</p> <p>Here are some tips for staying safe while out on a motorcycle:</p> <ul dir="" class="" style=""> <li> <strong>Wear proper gear.  </strong>Wear protective clothing such as a well fit jacket, gloves, riding boots and long pants, as well as a DOT approved helmet.</li> <li> <strong>Maintain your motorcycle.</strong> Like any vehicle, riders should make sure the motorcycle is in good running condition. Check the tire pressure, breaks, fluids, lights and mirrors.</li> <li> <strong>Stay visible. </strong>Do not ride in the blind spots of other vehicles. Always have headlights on, even during the daytime hours.</li> <li> <strong>Do not ride under the influence. </strong> Do not ride after drinking alcohol or taking drugs, including some prescriptions.</li> <li> <strong>Avoid inclement weather. </strong>This includes stormy weather and extreme heat.  </li> <li> <strong>Stay alert. </strong>Pay attention to the vehicles around you. Keep an eye out for debris in the roadway.<br></li> </ul> <p>The Traffic Education Safety Squad of the Phoenix Police Department likes to remind riders of the <strong>2-4-12 Rule</strong>.</p> <ul dir="" class="" style=""> <li>Keep a <strong>2 second</strong> distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.</li> <li>Look ahead <strong>4 seconds</strong>.</li> <li>Scan ahead <strong>12 seconds</strong>.</li> </ul> <p> <br> <br> </p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNews

 

 

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