Phoenix Light Rail is Growing

We’ve added several new features to our Light Rail page. You’ll notice that we have added two new buttons at the top right portion of the page, one FOR SALE and one FOR RENT.  If you’re looking to rent or buy along the light rail and want to see only high rise and loft condos…

Call Me a Dork

OK, so I may be a total dork but I am truly excited about the coming of the light rail. Many blog posts say that the rail is a waste of money and “too little too late” but I think they’re wrong. It is true that the light rail will NOT change the face of…

New Light Rail Tool on WKU

WeKnowUrban just launched a new light rail tool that urban enthusiasts are sure to love. Using Google Maps technology we plotted every light rail stop and indicated which is a park and ride station. Next we plotted every high rise and loft condo community that runs along the Phoenix and Tempe light rail line. For…

Alternative Transportation Rapidly Gaining Popularity in Phoenix

Yes. Fuel slightly went down in the last few months, but alternative transportation is rapidly growing in popularity right here in the desert sprawl city. In this past week’s Business Journal, an article explained that while gas grew over a dollar since July of last year, the number of Valley workers riding the bus, biking,…

Light Rail Update in Phoenix

This is a long way off but a new study has been ordered to research the feasibility and need for a passenger rail line running along Grand Avenue from the soon to be completed light rail system to Wickenberg. The study will take about a year and should answer such questions as costs, infrastructure options,…

Light Rail Cracking Down

Officials at METRO announced that our much-anticipated Light Rail system has already experienced some preliminary problems. Over the course of the 20-mile track that runs through Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, seven mysterious cracks have been discovered. According to Marty McNeil, the marketing manager for METRO, it is unknown why the flaws occurred, which process caused…