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The 20-year, $2.1 billion Regional Transportation Authority 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 800 transportation improvements have been completed to date.

FY 2016-17 Annual Report

The full FY 2016-17 RTA Annual Report is now available online. The FY 2016-17 RTA Audit and project maps also are available. To view, please click here.

Stay informed

To sign up for RTA notices or to request an RTA presentation, please click here.

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 Funding

Projects of the $2.1 billion Regional Transportation Authority plan are funded by a half-cent transaction privilege tax (also known as a sales tax), which was approved by Pima County voters in May 2006. The 20-year plan includes road, transit, safety, and environmental and economic vitality projects.

The Regional Transportation Authority is managed by Pima Association of Governments. For more information about PAG, please click here.

Traffic Info

The TransView website provides current information on roadway construction project activity and traffic incidents, along with other useful commuter information for people traveling in our region.

RTA Projects

The RTA has delivered more than 800 improvements and services*, including:

  • 62 pedestrian crossings
  • 113 bus pullouts
  • 173 intersections
  • 151 miles of sidewalks
  • 277 miles of bike lanes

*Through Jan. 31, 2018

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.

For more information about how the RTA project implementation process works, please click on image above or here.


3/21/2018 9:00 AM PAG/RTA Transportation Planning (canceled)
3/21/2018 11:00 AM PAG/RTA Transit Working Group
3/22/2018 12:00 PM RTA Board
4/10/2018 11:00 AM PAG/RTA Transit Working Group
4/13/2018 9:00 AM RTA Wildlife Linkages
4/18/2018 9:00 AM PAG/RTA Transportation Planning
5/8/2018 11:00 AM PAG/RTA Transit Working Group

RTA Board Meeting

The RTA Board will meet at noon on Thursday, March 22, at Pima Association of Governments, 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 401, Santa Rita Conference Room, Tucson. Please check the calendar for meeting updates.

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.


RTA Funded Transit

Transit services are a key element of the 20-year Regional Transportation Authority plan. Mass transit services funded by the RTA include the Sun Link streetcar, Sun Shuttle neighborhood transit and Sun Shuttle dial-a-ride services, plus funding for expanded Sun Tran services.

Click here to find which transit service works best for you and to learn more about seamless transit services in the region.

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