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The Regional Transportation Authority, which is in its 12th year of plan implementation, has invested more than $1 billion in transportation improvements across the region and has completed more than 800 roadway, transit, safety, environmental and economic vitality projects to date. The 20-year, voter-approved plan and half-cent excise tax that funds the plan are currently effective through June 30, 2026.

(Updated: November 2018)

FY 2016-17 Annual Report

To view the FY 2016-17 RTA Annual Report  and the FY 2016-17 RTA Audit and project maps, please click here.

RTA Funding

Projects of the $2.1 billion Regional Transportation Authority plan are funded by a half-cent transaction privilege tax (also known as an excise tax), which was approved by Pima County voters in May 2006. The half-cent excise tax is collected from the state-established RTA special taxing district within Pima County to deliver projects in the RTA plan.

Currently, the tax will continue through June 30, 2026. The 20-year plan (FY 2007-26)  includes road, transit, safety, and environmental and economic vitality projects.

The Regional Transportation Authority, an independent local government, is managed by Pima Association of Governments.

RTA implementation process. To learn how the RTA project implementation process works, please click on image above or here.

RTA Projects


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

  • 63 pedestrian crossings
  • 117 bus pullouts
  • 173 intersection improvements
  • 159 miles of sidewalks
  • 270 miles of bike lanes

(Updated: November 2018)

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

For information about the Valencia Road, Wilmot to Kolb Road, improvement project, including the Valencia-Kolb intersection, please click here.

The Tucson City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement in April 2016 with the RTA to move forward on 30% Design Plans for the Broadway Boulevard, 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, sidewalks and bus pullouts.


RTA Board Meeting

The RTA Board will meet at noon on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Pima Association of Governments, 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 401, Santa Rita Conference Room, Tucson. Please check the calendar for meeting updates.

For current and past RTA Board meeting notices, agendas and minutes, please click here.

Public Participation

For public participation information and updates, please click here.


Public meeting notices are posted at 1 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 401, on bulletin boards in the hallway as you exit the elevator. Agendas and minutes are posted in the Meetings section of this website.


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.



Stay informed

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


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Telephone (520) 792-1093, FAX (520) 620-6981