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The Maricopa County Transportation Excise Tax, often referred to as the “1/2 cent sales tax” is levied upon business activities in Maricopa County, including retail sales, contracting, utilities, rental of real and personal property, restaurant and bar receipts, and other activities. Transportation excise tax revenues are deposited in the Maricopa County Regional Area Road Fund (RARF) which is administered by the Arizona Department of Transportation. These revenues were the principal source of funding for the Regional Freeway System in Maricopa County and were dedicated by statute to the purchase of right-of-way, design and construction of new freeways, widening of existing freeways and highways, improvements to the arterial street system, regional bus service and high capacity transit services such as light rail.
Intended to provide a source of information and design assistance to support walking as an alternative transportation mode. This report is also intended to make the places we walk safer, more comfortable, and more desirable as destinations.
This plan updates, expands and continues the work of the "1994 Maricopa County Draft Bicycle Plan." Utilizing a five year time frame the Bicycle System Plan works towards implementing bicycle related recommendations from the "Comprehensive Plan" and "Transportation System Plan" as adopted by the Board of Supervisors.
Constitutes the Department's annual report and projected plans for the coming year. The report covers a five year period, but is issued annually.
This is Maricopa County's long-range plan for transportation. This plan was last produced in 1997. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation has undertaken the process of updating the Transportation System Plan because much has happened in Maricopa County since 1997. This updated TSP establishes an organized approach to the planning, design and construction of Maricopa County's transportation system through 2026.
This study examines the feasibility of Turner Parkway and establishes guidance for the preservation of right-of-way to assure the functional integrity of the transportation framework. The Turner Parkway corridor is located 13 miles west of Loop 303 in northwestern Maricopa County. When completed, this parkway will be the first major, high-capacity, north-south facility west of White Tank Mountains.
One in a series of long-range transportation planning studies being conducted by the Maricopa County Department of Transportation to assess the ultimate corridor footprint requirements to enable consistent implementation across multiple jurisdictions. The study area for this project includes Peoria Avenue from the future Jackrabbit Trail Parkway alignment to Dysart Road (Peoria Avenue Corridor). The study area generally encompasses a two-mile wide corridor centered on the existing Peoria Avenue.
One in a series of long-range transportation planning studies being conducted by the Maricopa County Department of Transportation to evaluate future parkways identified in the Maricopa Association of Governments framework studies. The Yuma Parkway study area is approximately 13 miles long and two miles wide, and is generally centered on the Buckeye Road/Yuma Road section line, from one-half mile west of Salome Highway to one-half mile east of Palo Verde Road.
The purpose of the Hidden Waters Parkway study is to document conditions along the parkway corridor, identify potential fatal flaws and develop an alignment alternative that meets the future traffic needs identified in the Hassayampa Framework Study. The recommended alternative will establish a roadway footprint that may be used as a guide for local agencies and development within the corridor.
One in a series of long-range transportation planning studies being conducted by the Maricopa County Department of Transportation to evaluate future parkways identified in the recently completed Maricopa Association of Governments framework studies.