PHOENIX (Dec. 23, 2011) – Yesterday, the Arizona Auditor General released a performance audit on the countywide Regional Transportation Plan, known publicly as Proposition 400, that shows the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is delivering projects as promised to voters.
PHOENIX (Nov. 3, 2011) – Before you toss that cigarette butt or apple core out the car window, consider this: It might stay there for years, attracting other litter, injuring wildlife, and impacting our economy by driving away tourists and business.
PHOENIX (Sept. 28, 2011) – The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in collaboration with the Brookings Institution and economic development leaders across the region, will formally launch its Metropolitan Business Planning Initiative next week.
PHOENIX (Sept. 15, 2011) – Budding high school artists in Maricopa County will have the opportunity to showcase their creativity while helping the environment through a Design-A-Litterbag Contest being launched today by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG.
PHOENIX – (August 15, 2011) The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in collaboration with economic development leaders across the region, has been selected to participate in a Metropolitan Business Planning Initiative to determine an economic development strategy for the region.
PHOENIX (July 26, 2011) As thousands of children in the Valley return to school, many of the people who make sure they get to school safely will take part in regional training workshops during the next two weeks.
PHOENIX (June 30, 2011) – Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman has been elected to lead the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the regional planning agency for the Maricopa region. MAG is a Council of Governments and Metropolitan Planning Organization that provides a regional forum for discussion, analysis, and resolution of regional issues, including transportation, air quality, and human services.
PHOENIX (June 29, 2011) – In recognition of five years of litter education and prevention efforts to reduce litter on our state and regional highways, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has proclaimed July 1, 2011, as Don’t Trash Arizona! Day.
PHOENIX (June 13, 2011) – Experiencing transit during a mobile workshop is one of several events planned Monday during a regional meeting of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Transportation Ambassador Program (TAP) today.
PHOENIX (May 12, 2011) – ULI Arizona and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) invite you to participate in an open forum to discuss implications of today's transportation investment decisions for the long-term competitiveness and quality of life in Metropolitan Phoenix.
PHOENIX (May 6, 2011) – The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Continuum of Care Regional Committee on Homelessness was awarded $1,405,546 for three new local programs. The funding will provide 52 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless individuals and families in the region.
PHOENIX (April 26, 2011) – On, January 25, 2011, volunteers fanned out across the region and counted a total of 1,749 people experiencing homelessness, a 36 percent decrease from 2010. This year marks the second decrease in the number of people on the streets.
PHOENIX (March 10, 2011) – Maricopa County continues to gain population, but at a slower rate than in past decades, according to official census figures released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The numbers released today include population, housing, and ethnicity data for Arizona, including specific numbers by county and municipality.
PHOENIX (March 1, 2011) — A grant from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust will support efforts by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) to gather critical data on services available for older adults and ultimately identify ways for local governments to meet their needs in a cost-efficient way.
PHOENIX (Feb. 28, 2011) – Maricopa County residents are recording positive changes in their levels of awareness and behavior when it comes to reducing litter, with 74 percent reporting they did not litter at all during the previous 12-month period. Those are among the findings of an annual survey conducted for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) late last year as part of the Don’t Trash Arizona Litter Prevention and Education Program.
PHOENIX (January 25, 2011) – The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is supporting a decision announced today by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to voluntarily withdraw a dust control plan known as the MAG Five Percent Plan for PM-10. The move allows for the use of new paved road dust factors provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve the plan.
PHOENIX (January 21, 2011) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced grant funding Wednesday in the amount of $1.41 billion for homeless assistance programs across the country. The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Continuum of Care Regional Committee on Homelessness was awarded $22.5 million for 53 local programs.
PHOENIX (January 21, 2011) – On Jan. 25, 2011, hundreds of volunteers will fan out across the region as part of a massive effort to count homeless people sleeping on the streets. Volunteer teams, which include city, county and state agencies, faith- and community-based organizations, businesses and private residents, will canvass all areas identified to likely have homeless individuals who are living unsheltered on the streets.