RTA Board special meeting planned for May 8 at 1 p.m.

The Regional Transportation Authority Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday, May 8, beginning at 1 p.m. The agenda includes discussion on the current RTA plan and development of a new 20-year regional transportation plan. A meeting agenda is available here. A YouTube link can be found on the agenda where the public can view … Read more

Follow the development of a new RTA plan

Development of a new 20-year regional transportation plan is underway. The Regional Transportation Authority Board has begun consideration of a draft plan, which would fund $2.34 billion in improvements to the transportation network across Pima County. The draft includes roadway corridor improvements, transit expansions, safety enhancements, and other transportation elements that each RTA jurisdiction submitted … Read more

The benefits of a dedicated regional sales tax for transportation

A message from RTA Executive Director Farhad Moghimi Our transportation infrastructure is made up of a shared transportation network that benefits everyone in the region, regardless of where they live or what they do. Not only does this network allow us to freely travel the region – whether by personal vehicles or public transit, bicycle … Read more

A $2.34 billion transportation decision is in your future

If you or your business organization, homeowner’s organization, or other group are interested in learning about a new 20-year regional transportation plan under development by the Regional Transportation Authority, we have a presentation to share those details with you. The RTA is developing a $2.34 billion plan for future consideration by Pima County voters as … Read more

Stay on-track with development of a new regional transportation plan

Development of a new long-term regional transportation plan continues as the Regional Transportation Authority works with a citizens’ advisory committee to recommend a new 20-year draft plan. The new plan would fund $2.34 billion in improvements to the transportation network across Pima County. The plan process involves evaluation of proposed roadway corridor improvements, transit expansions, … Read more

RTA Next: Track development of the new regional transportation plan

Planning for RTA Next is underway, with Regional Transportation Authority members working with a citizen’s advisory group to draft a new 20-year regional transportation plan. The new plan would fund over $2 billion in improvements to the transportation network across Pima County. The plan process seeks to evaluate the roadway corridor improvements, transit expansions, safety … Read more

Curious about the next RTA plan?

The Regional Transportation Authority has engaged a Citizens Advisory Committee to develop priorities, weigh suggestions and create the next regional transportation plan for the greater Tucson region. The committee has 33 members who come from throughout the region, have varied transportation needs, and bring diverse personal and professional experiences. The newest RTA Next fact sheet … Read more

Regional planning underway with CAC

Developing a regional transportation plan is no simple task. The Regional Transportation Authority is carrying out a voter-approved plan for 20 years of transportation infrastructure and transit service improvements. Members of the RTA’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) are working on a second RTA plan to identify a slate of projects that will continue beyond June … Read more

CAC’s goal: enhance the region’s future

The Regional Transportation Authority’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is tackling challenging questions about regional transportation priorities and will take on that task using the best available information about our future. For example, we know the use of autonomous vehicles is emerging, even if we can’t yet predict the pace of consumer integration. We know vehicles … Read more

2021 to be a busy year for RTA planning

The citizens’ advisory committee working on the next Regional Transportation Authority plan has hit the ground running in 2021. The committee has a framework for developing a new RTA plan and an initial list of proposed projects. Members will be learning about the scope of the projects and projected needs for the region over the … Read more