Sky Harbor Air Traffic Noise 2

In an article last month about increased noise impinging on Scottsdale from newly implemented Phoenix Sky Harbor air traffic, I mentioned the FAA’s “NextGen” program. This seeks to smooth air traffic flow; reduce throttle jockeying by aircraft that used to have to stair-step their altitudes on approach or departure; and to cut down on fuel […]

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Gentrification and Tax Breaks

A couple of interesting segments on NPR’s “Marketplace” broadcast yesterday seem to have some applicability to Scottsdale issues: The “York and Fig” story line about gentrification of an older Los Angeles neighborhood strikes a chord. In addition, the story, “Why temporary tax breaks remain temporary,” says of year-end corporate tax break renewals voted on by […]

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