News Release: Fitch upgrades RTA bond ratings

Fitch Ratings, a U.S. credit rating agency, announced on Sept. 30 that it has upgraded the Regional Transportation Authority’s outstanding excise tax revenue bonds of $128.8 million to AA+ from AA, and the rating outlook is stable. The RTA, which is the fiscal manager of a 20-year regional transportation plan and half-cent tax approved by … Read more

News Release: Seeking applications for Citizens Advisory Committee members to draft RTA plan

The Regional Transportation Authority is now accepting applications to fill vacancies on its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The committee is designated by the RTA Board to draft the next regional transportation plan for public input. The RTA currently manages its 20-year regional transportation plan, which Pima County voters approved in 2006. The plan is effective … Read more

News Release: 2021 RTA Board officers elected

South Tucson Mayor Bob Teso will serve as the 2021 Chair of the Regional Transportation Authority Board. Teso and the other officers were elected at the May 27, 2021, RTA Board meeting. Other officers elected include Pascua Yaqui Chairman Peter Yucupicio, Vice Chair, and Marana Mayor Ed Honea, 2nd Vice Chair/Treasurer. Other RTA Board members … Read more