RTA status report – September 2021

RTA Project Status – Through July 31
Projects in design 57
Under construction/implementation 50
Total number completed 899
RTA Financial Status – Through July 31
Funds expended to date $1.4B

The current RTA status report shows 899 projects have been completed.

Of those, 17 major roadway corridor construction projects have been completed, and 11 additional corridors are partially completed. The roadway corridors make up the largest expense in the RTA plan.

Some corridors have seen intersection improvements to help with the flow of regional transportation, 194 such projects have been completed out of 200 intersections promised.

Other impactful projects also have continued throughout the Tucson metropolitan area in the past 15 years since the RTA began, including projects with a multimodal focus:

  • 76 pedestrian crossings of 80 promised
  • 139 bus pullouts of 200 promised
  • 179 of 250 miles of new sidewalks promised
  • 366 of 550 miles of new bike lanes promised

The RTA Board has committed to funding all named projects in the voter-approved plan to the ballot amount, and the RTA Citizens Advisory Committee is working to draft a proposed new slate of projects for voters to consider. The current plan expires in 2026.