YMPO works closely with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) on various programs.
Below is a list of our joint partnerships:
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- ADOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP)
All highway and transit projects in the state, funded under Title 23 and the Federal Transit Act, must be included in a federally approved STIP. Projects in the STIP must be consistent with the Statewide long-range transportation plan and metropolitan transportation improvement programs (TIPs).
- Bridge Group
The Bridge Group is responsible for the effective use of modern technology and resources for furnishing bridge design, bridge construction assistance, and bridge management necessary to provide and maintain safe and functional bridges and drainage facilities on Arizona highways.
- Arizona Tribal Transportation
Central location for state-tribal transportation related partnerships, projects, activities, groups, links, and other related information.
- The Arizona Highway Safety Improvement Program Manual(pdf)
- Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
Offers a wide variety of resources and information about biking and walking in Arizona, including places to bike and walk, how to integrate biking and walking into your commute, important laws and policies, safety issues, maps, and organizations.
Since its inception in 1995, the CANAMEX Corridor has grown to become the cornerstone for the seamless and efficient transportation of goods, services, people and information between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
- AZ Safe Routes To School Program
The Safe Routes to School program was created by the U.S. Congress to address the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and diabetes. This program provides reimbursable funds for elementary/middle schools to implement projects to encourage children to to walk and bicycle to school.
ISTEA was signed into law in 1991. At that time, it was touted as the most important transportation bill since the start of the Interstate System 35 years prior. The bill included the top domestic agenda items at that time: the renewal of the surface transportation programs to address the changing needs for America, creating jobs, reducing congestion, and rebuilding the infrastructure.