• A $1.4 billion light-rail system debuted in downtown Phoenix in December 2008. The 20-mile line has stops at Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Chase Field, and US Airways Center, as well as a shuttle station that serves Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The one-way fare is $1.25 and an all-day pass costs just $2.50.
  • Meeting planners can get help with their next function at the Scottsdale CVB's redesigned Web site, www.ExperienceScottsdale.com. View the Scottsdale CVB's 600-plus members' services and offerings, meeting space dimensions, and proximity to the airport. Planners can submit an online RFP and have access to discount group rates and downloadable photography.