Freight Transportation

The freight transportation system is a vital part of our economy. Efficient and safe freight movement supports industrial and commercial growth, creates jobs, and improves quality of life. MAG works with partner agencies and freight stakeholders to improve the freight network. This is done through smart long-term investments that attract industry and support household needs through improved speed, reliability, cost, productivity, and safety.

2024 Southwest Valley – Camelback Road Truck Study (PDF)

2024 Southwest Valley – Camelback Road Truck Study (PDF)

The goal of the Southwest Valley – Camelback Road Truck Study was to better understand the noise and vibration impacts of trucks and other vehicles traveling during late night hours. The study analyzed the impacts, provided a menu of possible remedies, and assessed their effectiveness.
2024 Truck Parking Best Practices Report (PDF)

2024 Truck Parking Best Practices Report (PDF)

This report contains the findings of a MAG-led study to review the national best practices related to truck parking planning and implementation.
2021 MAG Truck Parking Study

2021 MAG Truck Parking Study

MAG conducted a truck parking study to evaluate the existing commercial truck parking demand in the region and the anticipated impacts of Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations.
2021 Tempe/Phoenix Freight Subarea Study

2021 Tempe/Phoenix Freight Subarea Study

MAG conducted the Tempe/Phoenix Freight Subarea Study to identify freight solutions for a project area encompassing an industrial cluster and spanning the boundary between the cities of Phoenix and Tempe.
2020 Rio Salado North Freight Subarea Study

2020 Rio Salado North Freight Subarea Study

MAG conducted the Rio Salado North Freight Subarea Study to identify freight solutions for a project area in the City of Phoenix that includes a portion of unincorporated Maricopa County.
2019 Southwest Freight Subarea Project Assessment

2019 Southwest Freight Subarea Project Assessment

MAG conducted this Southwest Freight Subarea Project Assessment (SPA) to identify freight solutions for a study area that includes portions of the cities of Phoenix, Tolleson, Avondale, and unincorporated Maricopa County.
2017 MAG Freight Transportation Plan

2017 MAG Freight Transportation Plan

Building on the Freight Framework Study, MAG undertook preparation of this Regional Freight Transportation Plan. A central element of the plan is the identification and designation of a 21st century core roadway freight network.
Contacts
Transportation Planning & Performance Program Manager
Ted Brown
Transportation Planner III
Brian Rubin