Learn about all RTA roadway projects

Heavy machinery lays new asphalt on a roadway reconstruction project.

Ever wonder about the status of the 35 roadway corridor projects in the Regional Transportation Authority plan? The RTA provides information about projects in various formats and locations on our website. Here’s a guide to what you can find: There are resources to track our activity on all the roadway corridor projects. We host a … Read more

RTA status report – June 2022

RTA Project Status – Through May 31 Projects in design 74 Under construction/implementation 50 Total number completed 927 RTA Financial Status – Through May 31 Funds expended to date $1.4B The current RTA status report shows 927 projects have been completed. Of those, 17 major roadway corridor construction projects have been completed, and 11 additional … Read more

Mapping the RTA’s work

The Regional Transportation Authority has developed maps to show where RTA plan projects have been completed throughout the Tucson metropolitan area. That goes for the large, named corridor projects, and for new sidewalks, bus pullouts, intersection improvements and more. The RTA plan and half-cent (excise) sales tax to fund improvements was approved by Pima County … Read more

The RTA is getting projects done

The Regional Transportation Authority of Pima County has pledged to achieve all its promises made to voters who approved a regional transportation plan and half-cent excise (sales) tax in 2006, and the outcomes speak for themselves. RTA member jurisdictions are responsible for constructing the projects that use RTA funding, and they have completed nearly all … Read more

Bicycle and pedestrian improvements are on the way

When it comes to the Regional Transportation Authority, it’s not just about roads. The RTA is partnering with member jurisdictions on bicycle and pedestrian safety improvements as well, in order to continue its commitment to a multimodal regional transportation system. These improvements are included in every roadway corridor project, but many also are constructed independently … Read more

RTA performs well in 15-year state audit

Once again, the Regional Transportation Authority has successfully demonstrated it has met its statutory and fiduciary responsibilities to the voters, pursuant to a legislatively mandated 15-year independent audit. The audit affirmed that RTA plan projects were completed as planned and realized many accomplishments. Of the 51 RTA plan projects (plan segments) envisioned in 2006, 45 improvements — … Read more

News Release: State audit reaffirms RTA’s success

For the second time, the Regional Transportation Authority of Pima County performed well in a legislatively mandated performance audit of the 2006 voter-approved regional transportation plan. Under the 15-year audit conducted by the Office of the Arizona Auditor General (Arizona Revised Statutes 41-1279.03), the RTA successfully met its statutory and fiduciary responsibilities under A.R.S. 48-5301 … Read more

Downtown Links project update – January 2022

The Downtown Links road construction project promises to forge a new connection between Broadway Boulevard, Aviation Parkway and Interstate 10, allowing motorists to bypass busy downtown streets to reach the freeway. The construction project, which is one of 35 roadway corridors in the Regional Transportation Authority voter-approved plan, was decades in the making. The work … Read more