Press Releases

Street Count Shows Continued Rise in Homelessness

PHOENIX (April 30, 2019)—The number of people experiencing homelessness continues to increase in Maricopa County, with those living in unsheltered situations climbing for the sixth straight year.

MAG Statement Regarding Freeway Closures

PHOENIX (April 10, 2019)—The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) was notified this morning that several Valley freeways were shut down after an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) maintenance worker reported seeing a suspicious device near the freeway.

At the Intersection of Aging and Transportation

PHOENIX (March 18, 2019)—Most of us don’t think twice about being able to go where we want, when we want, or connecting to the people and places that matter most. Imagine losing that freedom.

Regional Economic Mission to Mexico City

PHOENIX (February 15, 2019) – With more than $15 billion in trade boosting the economies of both Arizona and Mexico, building relationships with Mexico’s largest city and the new federal administration is critical.

We Can't Sit Idle Transportation Summit Exposes Lack of Funding for Aging Infrastructure

PHOENIX (December 14, 2018)—Nothing moves without transportation. Without it, we couldn't buy gas or groceries. We couldn't run a business. We couldn't access medical or emergency services. We couldn't get to work at the beginning of the day, or home to loved ones at the end of it. Transportation is key to economic development and a good economy is key to the well-being of families and communities.

Commute to Get Easier on Loop 101

PHOENIX (December 4, 2018)—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).