Arizona Desert

Public Transportation

Transportation Mode

Role in Arizona Tribes in Transportation Decision Making

Studies / Plans



The federal Tribal Transportation Program is presently the single major source of funding for transportation projects available to the 22 tribes in Arizona. Unfortunately, this funding source is unable to meet all tribal transportation needs and objectives. Tribes have expressed a desire to positively influence the quality of life in their communities by having the authority to make decisions regarding funds from multiple sources used for transportation improvements. This research study will evaluate current funding processes and sources, investigate barriers to greater participation in

State Statutes


Statutes Impacting Reservations & Native American Communities

  1. Title 28 Chapter 2 Article 1 28-306 Statewide transportation policy statement
  2. Title 28 Chapter 2 Article 2 28-334 Acceptance and expenditure of federal monies; limitations
  3. Title 28 Chapter 2 Article 2 28-335 Comprehensive financial management system
  4. Title 28 Chapter 2 Article 4 28-401 Intergovernmental agreements
  5. Title 28 Chapter 2 Article 7 28-503 Performance based planning and programming
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