Data for Pima County Bond Propositions

logoWe encourage you to use The Making Action Possible (MAP) Dashboard to make an educated and informed decision on the Pima County Bond.

To learn more about the key indicators and articles related to Pima County Bond propositions  please visit the links below.

The Pima County Bond includes seven propositions that cover a wide variety of investments.

Proposition 425 includes investments that pertain to road and highway improvements. You can find information on the status of Pima County roads on the MAP Dashboard at the following links.

  • Rough Roads
    • This article contains information on the smoothness of roads in the Tucson urban area broken down by road type.
  • Pothole Index
    • This article discusses a unique index of road roughness that enables users to compare the roughness of heavy used arterial roads across select urban areas in the western U.S.

Proposition 426 includes investments that pertain to economic development opportunities in our community, with a focus on job training and knowledge. Several indicators on the MAP Dashboard provide insight into where we stand as a community.

  • GDP by Industry
    • Gross domestic product by industry provides information on the value of goods and services produced by local labor and property. Gross domestic product by industry provides key information on the industrial mix of a region. The government share of GDP is also included.
  • Patent Indicator
    • The indicator on patents is a measure of innovative activity and technological change for a region. Patent rates also serve as a measure of entrepreneurial activity and the collaboration between an educated workforce and local industry.
  • Educational Attainment by Age
    • The indicator on educational attainment explores education by level, age, and race and ethnicity. Educational attainment is a key driver of long-run income, job, and population growth for an area. In other words, regions with a high concentration of educated residents tend to perform better across a wide range of socioeconomic indicators.
  • Business Growth
    • The business growth indicator examines the change in the total number of establishments for a region. This change reflects the dynamism of a region’s economy. Business growth may generate gains in jobs and income that contribute to an increase in the standard of living for residents and an increased tax base.

Proposition 427 includes investments to be designated for tourism promotion. Check the MAP Dashboard for an upcoming feature article on tourism in Pima County.

Proposition 428 includes investments to be designated for parks and recreation. The outdoor recreation opportunities indicator found on the MAP will provide you with context on where Pima County currently stands but also check the MAP Dashboard for upcoming feature articles on tourism and park accessibility.

  • Outdoor Recreation Opportunities
    • The indicator on outdoor recreation is a measure of the outdoor and leisure activities available within a region. This indicator includes national park visit data and federal recreation land coverage.

Proposition 429: will provide investments to the community’s health care delivery system, safe and secure neighborhoods, and affordable housing. Several indicators and feature articles on the MAP provide awareness of how Pima County is currently doing in these areas.

  • Primary Care Access
    • The indicator on primary care access explores the rate of primary care providers per 100,000 residents, an important measure of access to affordable medical and preventative care.
  • Public Safety
    • The public safety indicator includes information on both violent and property crime rates. Crime rates have social and economic implications on the development of communities.
  • Housing Cost Burden
    • The housing cost burden indicator provides information on the percentage of households that pay more than 30% of their income on monthly housing costs (mortgage or rent, utilities, taxes, and insurance). Households that are cost burdened are more likely to struggle to pay for basic needs such as healthcare, childcare, transportation, and even food.
  • Housing Cost Burden in Pima County
    • Special Feature that focuses on the housing cost burden in cities across Pima County.

Proposition 430: includes investments that will be designated for land conservation, cultural preservation and restoration, and outdoor recreation.

  • Outdoor Recreation Opportunities
    • The indicator on outdoor recreation is a measure of the outdoor and leisure activities available within a region. This indicator includes national park visit data and federal recreation land coverage. 

Proposition 431: will designated resources for essential flood control and drainage projects.

  • The MAP does not include data on flood control and drainage projects.

The Making Action Possible (MAP) Dashboard was created to measurably improve Southern Arizona through data driven collective civic action and education. The MAP measures progress and inspires action for our community by painting a clear and accurate picture of where our community stands and in what direction we are heading on 36 key socioeconomic indicators.