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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.