The Transportation Division's mission is to continually improve the quality of the City's transportation network, providing our citizens with the safest and most efficient transportation system possible. Transportation's vision is to become the best managed transportation organization in the United States - meeting the needs of our customers through quality, innovation, engineering and excellence.

Transportation News

Strong Storms Causing Power Outage

Strong thunderstorms moving through central Arizona are causing power outages across the city.
Post Date:11/19/2019

Power Outage 

Strong thunderstorms pushing through the area are causing power outages across the city. Electrical District No. 3 has deployed multiple crews throughout the community to address the issues.

 Use caution while driving through the area as these outages include traffic signals along State Route 347!

Stoplight Outage

ED3 Estimated 1.5 hours until power is restored.

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Transportation Studies

Valley Metro Vanpool

Valley Metro vanpool provides active commuter service to various locations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and uses the Maricopa Park and Ride Lot at SR-347 and Honeycutt Road as the primary pickup and return point. Covered parking is available at this location. Please visit Sharetheride.com to learn more about using this vanpool service. The Valley Metro Vanpool service is wholly operated by Valley Metro.


Maricopa is one of 17 Amtrak stations in Arizona. The Maricopa station, serviced by the Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle routes, is the closet train to Phoenix (30 miles south of Phoenix). The Station Building (with waiting room) is located at 19427 N John Wayne Parkway, Maricopa, Az 85139. For information on traveling on Amtrak, please visit amtrak.com.