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, Economic Development Committee and a number of advisory and technical advisory committees.

MAG building

MAG Funding

  • Funding to support MAG activities is provided from a variety of sources, with federal and state grants comprising the principal source of funding. In addition, membership dues and special assessments, which are based on population and assessed from each member agency, provide a significant source of revenue to support MAG regional planning activities.

FY 2023 Funding Sources

Total: $32,639,268

FY 2023 How We Use the Funds by Program

Total: $32,639,268