Press Releases

Ari-Son Draws Leaders from Arizona, Mexico

PHOENIX (Aug. 22, 2019) — Leaders from Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora will come together in Tucson today to trade municipal best practices and discuss topics of mutual interest on both sides of the border. Among the topics to be discussed are transportation infrastructure, the importance of sister cities, and tourism.

Region Seeks Interchange Improvements on I-10

PHOENIX (July 16, 2019) — A unique partnership of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Gila River Indian Community has resulted in an application for a $2 million federal grant for interchange improvements on Interstate 10 (I-10).

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.