Maricopa Association of Governments seeks public input via survey

A view of a stretch of Loop 101 that spans within Scottsdale city limits. (Submitted photo)

The Maricopa Association of Governments is asking individuals who live or work in the Maricopa County region to complete a survey about what they value about our regional transportation system.

Opinions play a key role in creating the next long-range transportation plan, Imagine, a press release states.

“This survey asks people what they value most, and allows them to tell us their transportation priorities,” MAG Chair Gail Barney, mayor of Queen Creek, said in a prepared statement. “We want them to imagine how they want to get around in the future.”

MAG will use the survey results to help develop plans for future roads, public transit, bikeways and pedestrian improvements, according to a release.

A primary focus of MAG is the development of the next Regional Transportation Plan and the associated planning for the extension of the half-cent sales tax to expand, improve and enhance our region’s transportation infrastructure.

A regional transportation plan is a long-term blueprint of a region’s transportation system.

“This system isn’t only for us, it also is for our kids and grandkids, the future generations who will be using this system and calling this place home. It is our responsibility to be forward thinking,” Mr. Barney said.

The online survey takes approximately 10 minutes. Participants who complete the survey are eligible to win raffle prizes ranging from $100 gift cards to personal electronics, and a $1,000 Grand Prize.

For the online survey, go to azmag.gov/values.

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