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Phoenix Releases Second Transportation 2050 Progress ReportPhoenix Releases Second Transportation 2050 Progress Report<div class="ExternalClass0046FB1144D34811A524DFC3A0CA8592"><p>​<a href="/t2050"><img src="/streetssite/MediaAssets/T2050%20Logo.jpg" alt="T2050 logo" style="margin:10px;width:388px;height:88px;float:right;" /></a>The city of Phoenix has released the second annual <span style="text-decoration:underline;">rep​ort</span> to highlight progress made on the voter approved <a href="/t2050"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Transportation 2050</span></a> (T2050) street and transit improvement plan.   </p><p>"The voter-approved T2050 plan is an investment in Phoenix's future that continues to pay off as our transit system improves," said Mayor Thelda Williams. "Phoenix residents have a lot to look forward to with new paving projects on busy arterial streets, new light rail projects, and an advancing bus system. Not only are these projects helping us prepare for future growth, they are also driving economic growth." </p><p>"Phoenix is only two and a half years into the 35-year T2050 plan with undeniable improvements having been made to our city's bus system. Our roads are beginning to see improvements as well," said Aviation and Transportation Chair, Councilwoman Debra Stark. "As we continue to improve transportation in Phoenix, our residents, and everyone who visits our city, will benefit from the vision our voters had when they approved this plan." </p><p>The report is aimed at ensuring transparency and accountability in the delivery of T2050 programs and projects. The second report highlights progress made between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 in the following categories: Street Maintenance and Improvements, Bus and Dial-a-Ride, and High Capacity Transit; and includes a financial summary on program sales tax revenues. Also highlighted in the report is the T2050 programs and projects five-year implementation plan for fiscal years 2019 through 2023. </p><p>The report is available under the progress tab on the T2050 program webpage, at <a href="/t2050"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">phoenix.gov/T2050</span></a>.  </p><p>The 35-year T2050 plan was approved by Phoenix voters in August 2015 and is funded in part by a 7/10ths of a cent sales tax which went into effect Jan. 1, 2016.  </p><p>For more information about T2050, visit <a href="/T2050"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">phoenix.gov/T2050</span></a>. </p></div>10/25/2018 7:00:00 AMMonica Hernandez / 602-350-8853 - Lars Jacoby / 602-534-6192