Transportation is key to economic development—and a good economy is key to the well-being of families and communities. So why do we let funding for our streets and highways decline every year?
The U.S. has just invaded Cambodia. It’s near dawn. A young officer by the name of Skip Hall is roused from a sound sleep.
When a woman in the back of a ridesharing vehicle realized her driver was impaired, she didn't want to alert the driver by calling 9-1-1. So she texted instead.
Loop 101 drivers in the North Valley will soon see their commute get easier, thanks to a recent vote by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).
They gathered in the pre-dawn at churches, businesses, and city buildings. Their mission? To count those experiencing homelessness.
You’ve been asked to submit a plan to remodel a house. But you don’t know what the house looks like, how many rooms it has, or how each room will be used. This is the type of dilemma facing transportation planners across the country.
When we think about healthy communities, we envision active lifestyles and good medical care. But healthy communities are impossible without this important element.
Did you know that when you participate in the 2020 Census, you will be helping to build schools, providing funding for public safety, and even helping businesses decide where to build factories, offices and stores?
Billions of dollars are needed. Little to no funding exists for major new transportation projects. That was the brutal reality staring us in the face during the recent Sun Corridor Transportation Summit.
Mayors Skip Hall, Kevin Hartke, Cathy Carlat, Everett Sickles, and Michael LeVault are quoted in the Voices From the Council feature of the February 2019 MAGAZine newsletter.
On October 29, 2018, MAG held a dedication ceremony for its newest conference room, the Kimbrough Meeting Room.
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In an effort to make information delivery faster, MAG has implemented an e-mail notification system that will make it easier to receive documents such as agendas, minutes and reports. Through a free subscription service called GovDelivery, MAG member agencies and the public will have better access to information that is posted on the MAG Web site.
The subscription service monitors specific Web pages for changes, and when a change is detected, the service sends an e-mail to subscribers notifying them of the change. Users can choose to subscribe to as many of the pages as they wish. There are about 130 monitored pages on the MAG Web site.
As a subscriber, you can choose not only what information you receive, you can also choose how often you receive it—immediately, daily, or weekly.
To subscribe, simply click on the link on the page that says “Sign up to receive email updates.” Users can also click on a Quick Subscribe link on various pages to see a full list and subscribe to any of the MAG pages. To subscribe, only a few pieces of information will be required, such as e-mail address, delivery preferences and organization.
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February 2019 - April 2019. Stories include: We Can't Sit Idle, Profile of Mayor Skip Hall, Census 2020, Transportation Future, Text to 9-1-1, Loop 101 Project, Homeless Street Count and Supporting Healthy Communities.