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SUN CORRIDOR 2035. From Copper Belt. To Sun Corridor. Arizona 2000 and 2050. Source: Maricopa Association of Governments. 88% of Arizona’s Economy. What is a Megapolitan?. Urban Spaces and Connections. Sun Corridor Land Owners. A Megapolitan Nation.

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Sun corridor 2035


From copper belt

From Copper Belt

To sun corridor

To Sun Corridor

Arizona 2000 and 2050

Arizona 2000 and 2050

Source: Maricopa Association of Governments.

88 of arizona s economy

88% of Arizona’s Economy

What is a megapolitan

What is a Megapolitan?

Urban spaces and connections

Urban Spaces and Connections

Sun corridor land owners

Sun Corridor Land Owners

A megapolitan nation


Realms are defined by characteristics

Realms aredefined bycharacteristics

Realms in perspective

Realms in Perspective

Realms in perspective1

Realms in Perspective

Five megaton topics

Five Megaton Topics

The megapolitan concept is more than just two

cities’ suburbs spilling across each other’s borders.

It’s a combination of land use, commerce, and

transportation planning that looks at vast areas as

single entities.

Arizona Republic 2006

The trend is glocal

The Trend is Glocal

Big Fish in Relatively

Small Ponds:

Phoenix, Tucson,

and the Sun Corridor

Lack a Global Profile



The Sun Corridor

Has Hundreds of

Players and No

One’s in Charge

Two trillion dollar questions

Two Trillion Dollar Questions

  • Can Quality Ever Hope to Compete with Easy Money and 50 Years of Tradition?

  • Who Will Pay for Public Systems and Spaces?

What about water

What About Water?

The Oil of the 21st

Century, Water is

a Critical, Limited


The tragedy of the sunshine

The Tragedy of the Sunshine


Heat Island


Do you want to live in the sun corridor

Do you want to live in the Sun Corridor?

Steps ahead

Steps Ahead

  • Educate citizens of the world

  • See Sun Corridor as a place

  • Make the Sun Corridor a living laboratory

With support from

With support from

  • Stardust Foundation

  • Arizona Public Service Corporation

  • Salt River Project

  • Unisource Energy family of companies Tucson Electric Power Unisource Energy Services

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