Supervisor Ally Miller announced the appointment of Reggie Drout and Chris DeSimone to serve as District 1 representatives to Pima County’s Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC).  

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Reggie Drout, a 30-year resident of District 1, has worked in the transportation industry for over twenty-one years, most notably with a major New York/New Jersey metropolitan transportation service, and Arizona-based United Parcel Service, and FED EX.  Drout also serves as the Head Trustee for Light the Way, a faith-based organization, responsible for oversight of fiscal and administrative responsibilities.  Drout holds a B.A. in psychology from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey.

Chris DeSimone has been a resident of Pima County since 1988.  He is the owner of Proven Partners, providing business and marketing consulting to mostly businesses in the local tourism industry.  DeSimone has been involved in business development with Citizen Auto Stage/Gray Line Tours for about 10 years.  Citizen Auto Stage is a locally-owned full service transportation company that operates schoolbuses, motorcoaches, vans and tractor trailers in Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora for over 100 years.

Chris has been hosting the "Wake Up, Tucson!" radio show for over 8 years.  He has served on the City of Tucson's Convention Center Commission and Visit Tucson's Marketing Committee.  DeSimone is the originator of the region's Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food Concept that is increasing national attention on Tucson's family owned eateries that specialize in Sonoran Cuisine.

Drout and DeSimone will assist in determining priorities for District 1 road repairs, as well as work with the Committee Members to advise the board on the overall transportation budget, infrastructure, capital improvements and transportation policy.

Missed the August 24, 2017 District 1 Transportation Advisory Committee meeting?  You can view the full meeting here.

Find out:

  • how road funds will be distributed
  • methods of road repair or repavement
  • how to submit your road requests
  • how to check your road's rating (click on the Local Roads Pavement Rating Summary link below)
  • learn how road monies are used and spent in the county

Have questions or County related concerns? 
Call (520) 724-2738 
Email district1@pima.gov
I strive to return your calls or emails within 24 hours

ROAD PAVEMENT UPDATES

The Pima County Road Preservation Program is underway.  The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for September 7, 2017 at the Oro Valley Library located at 1305 W. Naranja Dr. from 6-8 pm. Details of proposed programs can be found on the county's Transportation Department website including:

Learn more about the county's Road Preservation Program.  Plan to attend a District 1 Transportation Advisory Committee meeting to be held: 

  • September 7, 2017 - Oro Valley Library located at 1305 W. Naranja Dr from 6-8 pm
  • September 9, 2017 - Bear Canyon East located at 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd from 10 am -12 pm​​