Pima Association of Governments has policy and technical advisory committees. Committee recommendations flow through the Executive Director and to the PAG Regional Council.
The Management Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the PAG Executive Director on information, reports and plans developed by PAG. The recommendations address regional issues and needs, requiring action on an areawide or regional basis, including transportation planning, regional air quality, water quality and economic vitality. The committee also assesses technical and policy implications and determines action needed.
Transportation Planning Committee (TPC)
The Transportation Planning Committee provides technical review and develops recommendations on studies, reports, plans, programs and submittals in support of continuous, comprehensive and cooperative multimodal regional transportation planning and programming of transportation funds within the greater Tucson planning area. The committee maintains PAG’s current transportation improvement program (TIP) through amendments and other actions as necessary and monitors the implementation status of the approved TIP projects.
Environmental Planning Advisory Committee (EPAC)
The Environmental Planning Advisory Committee, which coordinates among PAG members and other partners, advises the Management Committee and PAG Executive Director on regional environmental planning issues. The committee provides technical review and develops recommendations on environmental plans, studies, reports and programs. Annually, the committee recommends a Top Environmental Issues List of key environmental issues likely to be of note for the region during the coming year. An Air Quality Subcommittee and Watershed Planning Subcommittee report to EPAC.
Economic Vitality Advisory Committee (EVAC)
The Economic Vitality Advisory Committee aligns economic development opportunities with the region’s transportation planning efforts. The committee:
- Analyzes and evaluates economic development consequences of transportation projects and policies
- Develops and applies new and improved methods for identifying economic effects of transportation projects for all modes
- Develops policy recommendations that focus on project planning and prioritization programs that support the region’s economic development goals
- Considers various related topics of regional significance that affect the community’s economic vitality
To learn more about PAG and Regional Transportation Authority committees and subcommittees and their roles, please see the Committee Fact Sheets below: