• Unique program provides roadside opportunity for student artists

    Three new public art installations are on display across the region through the efforts of young artists in southern Arizona this summer who were supported with funding from Pima Association of Governments’ Transportation Art By Youth (TABY) program. Students in … Read more

  • Connecting Barraza-Aviation to I-10 is on the near horizon

    Barraza-Aviation Parkway already is an efficient way to jaunt from downtown Tucson to the Golf Links Road area (or back again) but it’s going to get even better, and soon.  The corridor was designed as an urban highway, with efficient … Read more

  • Infrastructure improvements spark economic development

    The Regional Transportation Authority’s primary mission is to improve the greater Tucson region’s transportation infrastructure, and a lesser-known but adjacent goal is to pave the way for economic development. The regional economic development goal in the RTA plan is echoed in the … Read more

  • New member profile: Jan Lesher

    Jan Lesher Pima County Administrator      Served in this capacity since: October 2021  Professional background:  Jan Lesher started working for Pima County in 2010, quickly advancing to Deputy County Administrator. In October 2021, she became Acting County Administrator, and the Board … Read more

  • RTA financial and project status report – September 2022

    RTA Project Status – Through Aug. 31 Projects in design 79 Under construction/implementation 55 Total number completed 928 RTA Financial Status – Through Aug. 31 Funds expended to date $1.5B 928 RTA projects completed, including: 195 of 200 intersections promised … Read more