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Broadway Project

The Tucson City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement in April with the RTA to move forward on 30% Design Plans for the Broadway Blvd., Euclid to Country Club, improvement project. This RTA project is managed by the City of Tucson and will widen Broadway to six lanes from Euclid to Country Club, with bike lanes and sidewalks and bus pullouts. Please see the fact sheet below for a detailed history of the project.

RTA Project Meetings

No RTA project meetings are scheduled at this time.


RTA Plan Element Report

The RTA has completed seven RTA Plan Element Reports, which summarize highlights of projects within RTA plan elements. The reports, which have been presented to the RTA Board, can be viewed by clicking here.

05.16.16 - Happy 10-year Anniversary to the RTA. The 20-year, $2.1 billion regional transportation plan was approved by Pima County voters on May 16, 2006. To date, the RTA has invested more than $1 billion in transportation improvements across the region. More than 755 transportation improvements have been completed.

We look forward to another decade of delivering our promise to you.

Below are links to a video and image presentation celebrating the success of the RTA over the past decade.


04.21.16 | The RTA held a final countdown to the 10-year anniversary celebration at the northwest corner of Valencia Road and Camino Verde to celebrate projects completed in the southwest area of Pima County in the past decade and featuring the recently completed Valencia Road, Mark Road to Wade Road, improvement project.


12.04.15 | The RTA held a countdown to the 10-year anniversary celebration highlighting projects in eastern Pima County. The Regional Transportation Authority recognized projects completed in eastern/southeastern Pima County over the past 10 years. The event featured the Valencia Road, Alvernon Way to Wilmot Road, project completion.

RTA Celebration Program - Dec. 4


10.16.15 | RTA held a countdown to the 10-year anniversary celebration highlighting projects in northern Pima County. The Regional Transportation Authority recognized projects completed in northern Pima County over the past 10 years. The event featured the Magee Road, La Cañada Drive to Oracle Road, project completion.

RTA Celebration Program - Oct. 16

Timothy M. Ahrens Partnering Award

Annual Report

The FY 2014-2015 RTA Annual Report and RTA Auditor's Report are now available.

RTA Projects

The RTA has delivered more than 755 improvements and services, including:

244 miles of bicycle lanes
147 miles of sidewalks
48 pedestrian crossings
108 bus pullouts
163 intersections

RTA project websites are maintained by the implementing jurisdictions. To learn more about individual RTA roadway projects, please click here to view links to RTA project websites.

The RTA is managing the Valencia, Wilmot to Kolb, roadway project, starting with the Valencia--Kolb intersection improvement project. For information, please click here.

Sun Link Streetcar

The Sun Link streetcar system, which is managed by the City of Tucson, is a project approved by voters in the 2006 RTA plan. The RTA plan designated $87.7 million toward construction and operations of the streetcar, and the RTA served as co-manager of the project, when it was under construction. Streetcar service started on July 25, 2014, and ridership surpassed 1 million riders in May 2015.

Sun Link Hours and Fares
For streetcar hours, fare and other information, please visit

Traffic Info


10/27/2016 12:00 PM RTA Board
11/8/2016 11:00 AM PAG/RTA Transit Working Group
12/8/2016 12:00 PM RTA Board
12/13/2016 11:00 AM PAG/RTA Transit Working Group
12/14/2016 9:00 AM PAG/RTA Transportation Planning

RTA Board Meeting

The next monthly RTA Board meeting is scheduled for noon on Oct. 27, 2016, at Pima Association of Governments, 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Santa Rita Conference Room, Suite 401, Tucson.

Public meeting information is posted at 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 401, outside of the elevators, and agendas and minutes are posted in the Meetings/Events section of this website.

Watch for more news on the RTA Pima County Facebook page.

Sun Shuttle

Sun Shuttle schedules

RTA Sun Shuttle Dial-a-Ride

Sun Shuttle neighborhood transit service is provided in Marana, Oro Valley/Catalina, Green Valley/Sahuarita, Tucson Estates, the San Xavier District and Rita Ranch. Ride Sun Shuttle to school, your doctor's appointment, the grocery store or other destinations. Sun Shuttle also connects with Sun Tran.



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