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Infrastructure
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WHY IT MATTERS

Arizona’s economic vibrancy and livability rely on a robust infrastructure.

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

Arizonans enjoy access to safe and reliable energy, water, transportation, housing, and communications infrastructure built to meet future demand.

 

The following metrics have been identified through a rigorous process in consultation with Arizona leaders and subject matter experts.

 

Highway Fatalities & Serious Injuries

Reliable Highway Travel Time

Commute Time Length

Quality of Public Transit

Bridge and Pavement Conditions

% Rural/Urban Broadband Access

Arizona Vehicles that Rely on
Fossil Fuels or Alternative Sources

Arizona-Mexico Border Wait Time

IN DEVELOPMENT

 

INFRASTRUCTURE
DATA INSIGHT

63%

Of rural Arizonans do not have access to broadband internet

With access to information so important in our modern age, 63% of Arizonans in rural communities lack access to broadband internet. Comparably, across the nation, 39% of rural communities lack this resource. Internet service with speeds of at least 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is not available anywhere in Apache County.

Source: Federal Communications Commission

1,000

People died on Arizona’s roadways in 2017

Arizona’s roadways are among the least safe in the nation, with a rate of 1.47 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. The state ranks in the bottom ten in fatalities in 2017 among the 51 US States and the District of Columbia. Among the deaths include 216 pedestrians and 30 bicyclists.

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS CONSULTED FOR THIS METER

  • Arizona Department of Transportation
  • City of Flagstaff
  • Edunuity
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Greater Phoenix Leadership
  • Lyft
  • Maricopa Association of Governments
  • Office of the Governor
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Pima Association of Governments
  • Ramirez Advisors Inter-National
  • Southern Arizona Leadership Council
  • State Farm
  • Sunbelt Holdings
  • Sundt
  • Swift
  • Uber
  • Valley Metro

 


 

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