News Releases

New Census Data Show Record Growth in Maricopa Region

PHOENIX (Aug. 13, 2021) – Phoenix is now the fifth largest city in the country. Buckeye grew faster than any other city in the nation. Maricopa County added more residents than any other county in the country. Other

MAG Elects New Officers

PHOENIX (June 23, 2021) — A new Regional Transportation Plan that will guide transportation investments for decades to come is just one of the important activities that will be a focus for newly elected officers for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).

Heat Deaths Rising in Maricopa County

PHOENIX (May 7, 2021) — The Arizona heat kills. More than 300 people in Maricopa County lost their lives due to the heat last year, continuing an alarming upward trend in the region.

Campaign Begins to Reduce Pedestrian, Cyclist Deaths

PHOENIX (April 6, 2021) – Bicycle and pedestrian crashes continue to claim more than 100 lives each year in the Maricopa region, and pedestrian involved crashes have steadily risen with increases in both injuries and fatalities.

Need a Ride for Mom?

PHOENIX (March 30, 2021) – For older adults, finding safe, convenient and accessible transportation is often a challenge.

Keeping Work Zones Safe for Drivers, Workers

PHOENIX (March 15, 2021) — Ongoing efforts to create safer highway and street work zones for drivers and construction and maintenance workers have received an important boost — the awarding of a federal grant to a coalition of transportation agencies in the Phoenix region.

Public Input Sought for I-10 Wild Horse Pass Corridor

PHOENIX (Oct. 21, 2020) — The Arizona Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Gila River Indian Community, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Federal Highway Administration and the Maricopa Association of Governments, invites The public to participate in a live, call-in/online public meeting to learn about the I-10 study and to provide feedback on the alternatives being evaluated.