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PAG approves contract for new director

The Pima Association of Governments Regional Council has approved an annual contract for the next executive director for the Regional Transportation Authority and PAG.

September 25, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…

Moghimi to head Regional Transportation Authority and PAG

The Pima Association of Governments and the Regional Transportation Authority named Farhad Moghimi to be executive director.

August 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

2 finalists named for job of PAG/RTA director

Two finalists have been named for the executive director's job at the Pima Association of Governments and the Regional Transportation Authority.

July 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Work on I-19 interchange at Ajo moved up to 2015

Drivers will have to wait in congested traffic at the Interstate 19 interchange at Ajo Way for only two more years instead of five.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County idea: Keep expiring gas tax, use funds to fix crumbling streets

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and the Pima Association of Governments want the state to raise gas taxes, with the extra money dedicated to patching the holes in local streets, not the ones in the state budget.

April 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area roads rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area roads rated in poor condition, analysis finds

A new report card about traffic congestion and pothole problems on Tucson-area streets tells us - as if we hadn't noticed - that things are crowded and bumpy out there.

April 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Vehicles back up at Ina and Oracle roads, one of three area intersections with the highest traffic congestion, as rated in the Pima Association of Governments analysis. The morning rush-hour delay at this intersection averages about 1.9 minutes.

April 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

At Ina and Oracle roads, traffic regularly backs up at rush hour. The intersection is rated as one of the top three for traffic congestion.

April 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson business leaders ask state to speed work on two freeway interchanges

Tucson can't wait for improvements to "absolutely critical" freeway interchanges, business leaders told transportation officials Friday.

April 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

The Pima Association of Governments agreed in May to be the anchor tenant of One East Broadway, under construction on the northeast corner of Stone Avenue and Broadway. Costs for the office space have increased $1 million over original estimates.

March 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Cost of new office space for agency rises by $1M

Rent for the Pima Association of Governments offices at One East Broadway, now under construction, is projected at about $32.54 per square foot or about $860,000 a year. Original estimates were about $700,500.

March 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Cost of new Tucson office space for Pima Association of Governments rises by $1M

Cost of new Tucson office space for Pima Association of Governments rises by $1M

The cost for the Pima Association of Governments' new downtown office has ballooned by $1 million over initial estimates, records show.

March 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Area towns face 'cataclysm' if revenue stream is cut off

Area towns face 'cataclysm' if revenue stream is cut off

A recommendation by the state Tax Simplification Task Force could cost Southern Arizona cities and towns millions of dollars.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Area towns face 'cataclysm' if revenue stream is cut off

Area towns face 'cataclysm' if revenue stream is cut off

The new Sahuarita Road bridge will cross the Santa Cruz River. Sahuarita will collect around $323,000 in construction sales tax for the project. If the construction sales tax were eliminated, the town would collect less than $3,000.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

2 Tucson road projects here may be delayed

NOGALES, Ariz. - Two big Tucson-area transportation projects are at risk of more delays and cuts due to reduced revenue forecasts at the Arizona Department of Transportation.

December 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Potholes' price tag reaches $2 billion

Potholes' price tag reaches $2 billion

A pickup truck turns onto East Bellevue Street from North Rosemont Boulevard, just missing a pothole. A State of the Roads report is due out next month.

December 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

PAG/RTA chief Hayes resigning in ill health

Gary Hayes, executive director of the Pima Association of Governments since 2004, is stepping down due to health problems.

December 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Potholes' price tag reaches $2 billion

Potholes' price tag reaches $2 billion

The Tucson area's pothole problem has grown into a $2 billion budget buster.

December 07, 2012 12:02 amLoading…

Road runner: PAG may grade area roads, as in 'D' for deep ruts

Local governments might start grading roads.

September 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
City must find use for $4.5M in Rio Nuevo money or lose it

City must find use for $4.5M in Rio Nuevo money or lose it

Tucson stands to lose up to $4.5 million in federal money for now-defunct Rio Nuevo projects if it doesn't find a new use for the cash pronto.

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