Mobility

We all want to move around freely and easily, whether it's by vehicle, bicycle or on foot. Pima Association of Governments is working to ensure you can do that on a regional and seamless transportation system that is reliable, efficient and safe.

Mobility

Human Services Coordinated Transportation Plan

Pima Association of Governments prepares and adopts a Public Transit-Human Services Coordinated Transportation Plan to guide transportation coordination in the region for older adults and persons with disabilities. Human service agencies are actively involved in identifying regional human service transportation needs and developing strategies to meet these needs through quarterly coordination meetings. 2020 PAG Public Transit – Human Services Coordinated Transportation Plan Prior to the enactment of the federal surface transportation bill (called Moving Ahead…

Commuter Services and Mode Choices

Pima Association of Governments is tasked with ensuring our region maintains a quality of life through our platforms of livability, sustainability and mobility. The three legs of PAG’s mission are intricately linked in efforts to reduce single-occupancy vehicle miles traveled and offer alternatives for the daily commute. The result is cleaner air, less stress, less traffic and a better quality of life for all of us. You can do your part with our commuter tools…

Transportation In Our Region

The greater Tucson region is home to more than 1 million people and, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 90% of households in Pima County have access to at least one vehicle. Those vehicles travel thousands of miles through major interstates (I-10 and I-19), state routes and arterial streets that traverse cities, towns and unincorporated areas to lead to residential neighborhoods of public and private streets. Each of these roads is maintained by…

Regional Pedestrian Plan

The vision of PAG’s Regional Pedestrian Plan is to ensure a safe, accessible, comfortable and well-connected walking environment for everyone in the region. In addition to establishing a safe environment where people choose to walk, another plan goal is to ensure a well-funded pedestrian system. The data-driven pedestrian plan, which has been in place since 2014, serves as a guide for the greater Tucson region’s jurisdictions and community members on potential pedestrian investments. Guidance includes…

Regional Bicycle Plan

The vision for bicycling in the greater Tucson region is to provide and facilitate safer bicycle travel using a continuous and connected system of bikeways. The goals of PAG’s Regional Bicycle Plan include education, enforcement, engineering and encouragement to support that vision: Educate all road users on legal, predictable and safe behavior Establish and implement targeted enforcement of specific traffic laws Plan, design, construct and maintain bicycle facilities that meet or exceed accepted standards and…

Special Needs Transportation Services

Human service agencies coordinate with public transit agencies to meet special transportation needs for their clients. Three public paratransit services are available in the PAG region. Each of these services requires reservations and provides door-to-door service between the rider’s location and his/her destination. The ADA Eligibility Office of the City of Tucson determines eligibility for all the publicly funded transit in the region. Sun Van, a paratransit service provided by Sun Tran, serves ADA-eligible persons…

Congestion Management

Traffic congestion in the Tucson metropolitan area continues to grow with an annual delay per commuter reaching 52 hours in 2017, up from 40 hours in 2000. This statistic from the 2019 Urban Mobility Report of Texas A&M Transportation Institute also has a congestion cost of $655 million based on lost time, lost commercial value, and both commercial and consumer fuel costs. Pima Association of Governments, which is federally required to measure traffic congestion in…

Regional Transportation Funding

A variety of federal, state, regional and local funding sources are available to fund regional transportation projects and services, including roadway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian safety improvements. The most flexible transportation funding available to the greater Tucson region is associated with the Regional Transportation Authority’s countywide half-cent transaction privilege tax, approved by Pima County voters in 2006 for regional transportation projects. Federal and state dollars have more restrictions on which projects can be funded, such…

Transportation Art By Youth (TABY)

  New public art installed along transportation improvements not only beautifies the region’s landscape, it also offers an opportunity for youth artists to showcase their skills and gain valuable work ethic through Pima Association of Governments’ Transportation Art by Youth program. The program, which PAG initiated in 1995 through its Transportation Improvement Program, offers paid summer employment for youth artists. Proposed projects must be submitted by a sponsoring jurisdiction, which manages the approved project and…

Transportation Safety Pledge

Take our transportation safety pledge and make a difference in our community whether you are a pedestrian, bicyclist, driver, or all three. Share what you learn with your family and friends. It could save someone’s life. TAKE THE SAFETY PLEDGE (click all that apply) AS A PEDESTRIAN: I will cross streets when it is safe at push-button crossings. I will walk defensively and not assume drivers will yield to me, even in a crosswalk. I…