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Dec 16, 2015:  December 16, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (December 16, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the December 16, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Dec 09, 2015:  December 2015 Let’s Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – December 9, 2015

Nov 10, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, November 10, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (November 10, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, November 10, 2015 Meeting.

Nov 09, 2015:  Survey: Fewer Arizona Motorists Littering

PHOENIX (November 9, 2015)—Fewer Valley drivers littered over the past year. That finding from a recent survey conducted by the Don’t Trash Arizona campaign, sponsored by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).

Nov 04, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 4, 2016 Meeting

PHOENIX (October 4, 2016) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 4, 2016 Meeting.

Oct 28, 2015:  October 28, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (October 28, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the October 28, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Oct 12, 2015:  How a Simple Form Is Saving the Lives of Abuse Victims

PHOENIX (October 12, 2015)—The term “Lethality Assessments” may be a mouthful, but it could save the life of someone close to you who is experiencing domestic violence.

Oct 06, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 6, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (October 6, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, October 6, 2015 Meeting.

Sep 30, 2015:  September 30, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (September 30, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the September 30, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Sep 16, 2015:  September 2015 Let's Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – September 16, 2015

Sep 08, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, September 8, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (September 8, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, September 8, 2015 Meeting.

Sep 03, 2015:  9-1-1 System Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Maricopa Region

PHOENIX (September 3, 2015)—From the 4-year old whose mother isn’t waking up, to the driver who just had a traffic accident, most of us know that calling 9-1-1 will immediately connect us to someone who will help in an emergency. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, will mark the 30-year anniversary of the implementation of 9-1-1 service in the Valley.

Aug 26, 2015:  August 26, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (August 26, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the August 26, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Aug 11, 2015:  Mexico's Largest Industrial Organization to Promote BIEN Connection Tool

PHOENIX (August 11, 2015)—The president of Mexico’s largest industrial chamber organization, CANACINTRA (National Chamber of Industry Transformation), will sign a collaborative agreement with the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and its partners pledging to support and promote a web-based connection tool, ConnectBIEN.com.

Aug 04, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, August 4, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (August 4, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, August 4, 2015 Meeting.

Jul 31, 2015:  MAG Undertakes Innovative Household Travel Survey

PHOENIX (August 3, 2015) — The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is conducting the 2015 MAG Household Travel Survey to understand the travel behavior of Valley residents in Maricopa, Pinal, and portions of Yavapai and Gila counties. Residents who choose to participate will be asked to provide details of the travel patterns of those living in the household.

Jul 20, 2015:  Workshops Train Crossing Guards in Student Safety

PHOENIX (July 20, 2015)—Helping kids get to school safely by ensuring crossing guards are properly trained is the goal of a series of regional training workshops during the next two weeks.

Jun 25, 2015:  MAG Elects Policy Committee Chairs

PHOENIX (June 25, 2015)—On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) elected Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers as chair of the MAG Transportation Policy Committee (TPC). Mesa Mayor John Giles was selected as vice chair.

Jun 24, 2015:  June 24, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (June 24, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the June 24, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Jun 22, 2015:  MAG Welcomes New Officers, Looks Forward to Year Ahead

PHOENIX (June 22, 2015) — On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) will celebrate the election of new officers during its Annual Meeting and Passing of the Gavel ceremony that will include a look back on a year of accomplishments for the regional planning agency.

Jun 15, 2015:  Monsoon Brings Roadway Hazards

PHOENIX (June 15, 2015)—Roadway litter presents an added hazard for Valley drivers who are trying to safely navigate the freeways during a monsoon storm. With weather forecasters predicting an early and active rainy season, it is more important than ever that motorists be prepared for heavy winds and blowing debris.

Jun 02, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, June 2, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (June 2, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, June 2, 2015 Meeting.

Jun 01, 2015:  Heat Relief Efforts Help Vulnerable Populations

PHOENIX (June 1, 2015)—Extreme heat in Arizona can be deadly.  Each year, a number of lives are lost due to heat-related illness. That’s why the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is looking for your help. In an effort to provide resources to those in need, MAG has partnered with municipalities, nonprofit organizations, and the faith-based community to coordinate the Heat Relief Network.

May 27, 2015:  May 27, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (May 27, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the May 27, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

May 15, 2015:  Communities, Artists Celebrated for Bringing Generations Together

PHOENIX (May 15, 2015)—Three awards were conferred at the Going Places Conference to celebrate innovative ways older adults are connecting to people of all ages. The awards were part of the 2015 Arizona Age-Friendly Community Competition and the 2015 Intergenerational Art Show.

May 05, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, May 5, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (May 5, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, May 5, 2015 Meeting.

May 04, 2015:  Fusing Generations Into Strong Communities

PHOENIX (May 4, 2015)—Bringing people of different generations together and fusing them into one strong community is the focus of the Going Places Conference May 6, 2015, sponsored by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).

Apr 22, 2015:  April 22, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (April 22, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the April 22, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Apr 16, 2015:  Elected Officials Talk Trash For Litter Prevention

PHOENIX (April 16, 2015)—On Tuesday, April 21st, you can order a burger, celebrate the environment, and talk trash with Valley mayors—all in one drive-thru visit at select Whataburger restaurants. In preparation for Earth Day, a partnership between Don’t Trash Arizona and Whataburger seeks to remind motorists that fast-food trash is one of the most commonly littered items on Valley freeways.

Apr 15, 2015:  April 2015 Let's Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – April 15, 2015

Apr 08, 2015:  Fewer Drivers Littering Valley Highways

PHOENIX (April 8, 2015)—A campaign to get Arizona drivers to stop littering may be having an impact. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports that the amount of roadside trash collected by maintenance crews has steadily declined since the Don’t Trash Arizona campaign was jointly implemented by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) in 2006.

Apr 07, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, April 7, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (April 7, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, April 7, 2015 Meeting.

Mar 30, 2015:  Bike Riders Shifting Gears to Online Bike Map

PHOENIX (March 30, 2015)—With Mother Nature providing perfect weather and just in time for April’s Valley Bike Month, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) has upgraded its online bike map to make finding the perfect bike trail a click away.

Mar 25, 2015:  March 25, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (March 25, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the March 25, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Mar 03, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, March 3, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (March 3, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, March 3, 2015 Meeting.

Feb 25, 2015:  February 25, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (February 25, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the February 25, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Feb 20, 2015:  White House Representative, Mayor Stanton to Help in Homeless Street Count

PHOENIX (February 20, 2015) — A member of President Barack Obama’s staff and Mayor Greg Stanton will be among hundreds of volunteers who will spread out across the region Tuesday as part of a massive effort to count and survey people experiencing homelessness.

Feb 18, 2015:  February 2015 Let's Keep Moving Transportation Update

Your E-News Update From the Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) – February 18, 2015

Feb 12, 2015:  Public Input Encouraged for I-10/I-17 'Spine' Study

PHOENIX (February 12, 2015) — The “Spine” is a corridor that carries more than 40 percent of ALL daily freeway traffic. The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), is seeking public input on a study to develop a Corridor Master Plan for the Interstate 10 and Interstate 17 corridor.

Feb 05, 2015:  Governor Ducey’s Office Supports Justice for Domestic Violence Victims Through Grant

PHOENIX (February 5, 2015) — Domestic violence abusers could soon face swifter justice as a result of collaborative efforts funded through a grant awarded to the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).

Feb 03, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, February 3, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (February 3, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, February 3, 2015 Meeting.

Feb 03, 2015:  Hermosillo Mayor Meets With Economic Development Leaders

PHOENIX (February 3, 2015) —In the latest in a series of partnering efforts between the greater Phoenix region and Sonora, Mexico, Hermosillo Mayor Alejandro López Caballero met with the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Economic Development Committee today to discuss how to further efforts to grow a binational economic relationship.

Jan 29, 2015:  Agencies Partner for Trash Pickup

PHOENIX (January 29, 2015) A section of US 60 from Surprise to Wickenburg is undergoing a major cleanup, thanks to the cooperation of a number of local, regional and state agencies and voter-approved regional funding.

Jan 28, 2015:  January 28, 2015 Regional Council Activity Report

PHOENIX (January 28, 2015) — Summary of the actions taken during the January 28, 2015 Regional Council meeting, and information about upcoming events.

Jan 15, 2015:  Indiana, Arizona Partner in Aging Efforts

PHOENIX (January 15, 2015) — Sharing lessons learned and innovative tactics to help rural communities become more age- and ability-friendly is the goal of a partnership among agencies in Arizona and Indiana.

Jan 06, 2015:  Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, January 6, 2015 Meeting

PHOENIX (January 6, 2015) – An Update on the Activities of the MAG Economic Development Committee, January 6, 2015 Meeting.