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Sun Corridor

Amtrak, Cook, passenger rail, Phoenix, Tucson, commuters, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Federal Railway Administration, I-10, congestion
Feb 6, 2023

It’s time we take serious look at intercity passenger rail

The Sun Corridor connecting Phoenix and Tucson is defined as a megaregion. It’s one of the fastest-growing regions in the country, with population growth anticipated to double by 2040. Recent spikes in population growth have demonstrated strains on our already overburdened freeways, which impact our safety, environment and ability to address the demands of a modern economy and quality of life.

Sep 25, 2009

Efforts underway to make Pinal County an economic hub

Pinal County, roughly the size of Connecticut and ranging from Chandler to just north of Marana, has long seemed a vast, dusty, sparsely populated region of small, bedroom communities. However, the recent economic downturn combined with a new mentality and focus among local leaders is ready to change that reality and perception.