Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)

MAG is the regional planning agency for Maricopa County, which includes the metropolitan Phoenix area. The MAG membership currently consists of the 27 incorporated cities and towns within Maricopa County and the contiguous urbanized area, the Gila River Indian Community, the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, and Maricopa County. Additionally, ADOT and the Citizens Transportation Oversight Committee serve as ex-officio members for transportation related issues.

The MAG region, which is Maricopa County and includes portions of Pinal County, comprises 10,654 square miles and have a population of 4.5 million, which is 64.4% or the state's population. MAG was the first regional planning agency formed in the state of Arizona. When MAG was formed in the mid-1960s, local elected officials recognized the need for long-range planning and policy development on a regional scale. MAG is the MPO for transportation planning and the governor designated MAG to serve as the principal planning agency for other issues, including air quality, water quality, and solid waste management. MAG develops population estimates and projections for the region.

Contacts

Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
Eric Anderson, Executive Director
302 N. First Ave.
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602.254.6300
Fax: 602.254.6490

Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
Tim Strow, Transportation Policy & Planning Director
302 N. First Ave.
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602.254.6300
Fax: 602.254.6490

Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
Vladimir Livshits, Transportation Technologies and Services Director
302 N. First Ave.
Suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Phone: 602.254.6300
Fax: 602.254.6490