MAG Fast Facts

About MAG

  • The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) and the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for regional planning in the greater Phoenix region.
  • Established in 1967, MAG provides regional planning and policy decisions in areas of transportation, air quality, water quality, human services, and economic development.
  • MAG consists of 27 incorporated cities and towns, three Native American Indian Communities, Maricopa County, and portions of Pinal County.
  • The Regional Council serves as the governing board and includes representatives from the above agencies, as well as the Arizona Department of Transportation.
  • MAG’s policy making structure includes the Regional Council, the Executive Committee, Transportation Policy Committee, Management Committee and a number of advisory and technical advisory committees.