Join RAILmesa on Wednesday, May 24 for a field trip to downtown Phoenix to see Charles Montgomery speak about his book, Happy City: Your City, Your Life. After the event, join us for a drink and conversation on how to apply these topics to Mesa. The event is sponsored by […]

RAIL Field Trip: Happy City with Charles Montgomery


Join your neighbors for two fun events to celebrate the life of Jane Jacobs! These walking (or riding) conversations build community in a relaxed, casual stroll (or roll). First up, on May 6, join us for a casual bike tour of Downtown Mesa we’re calling “Bikes & Brews in a […]

Jane’s Walk & Roll – May 6 & 7


April 2017 Mesa Light Rail Corridor Events Got more? E-mail them to together@railmesa.org April 5 – Arduino Hack Night @ Heatsync Labs April 5 – Playful Learning in the Park @ Beverly Park (10am) April 7 – Motorcycles on Main (First Fridays) April 7 – Young Makers @ Heatsync Labs […]

April Corridor Events



The City’s fiscal year July 2017 to June 2018 estimated budget gap of $17.5 million is due to pension, healthcare, and the minimum wage increase. Since personnel costs are the greatest portion of the budget, cuts will be realized by capping pay increases, reducing personnel, repurposing staff and replacing some […]

2017/18 City of Mesa Budget Overview


Parks & Rec Presentation to RAIL (22 March 2017) from RAILmesa Andrea Moore from City of Mesa Parks & Recreation presented an update to the Parks Bond projects with the 2017 Scheduled Projects, including Pioneer Park, Mesa Junior High School (Eagles Park), and more!

March 2017 – Parks Presentation


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Join us for our Monthly Community Meeting at Volstead Public House. Topics will include: – Asset Mapping Our Community, sharing our Strengths, Assets, and Opportunities – City Updates – Gilbert Road Light Rail Extension Construction Update – and more! Wednesday, April 26 6pm Volstead Public House 105 W Main Street […]

April RAIL Meeting



Join us for our Monthly Community Meeting at Volstead Public House. Topics will include: Presentation from the City of Mesa Parks Department on the status of Mesa Junior High project, Pioneer Park, Federal Building, Overall Parks Bond expenditures (what’s been done, what’s yet to be done, what’s been postponed, etc…), […]

Monthly Meeting – March 23 6PM


Our Agenda from the February 2017 RAIL meeting and also the presentation on “Why Walkability” and the University Avenue Pedestrian Crossing project. RAIL February 2017 Agenda & Presentation from RAILmesa

February 2017 Meeting Agenda / Presentation


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Who said we can’t also have fun? Join friends and neighbors for a slow-roll bike cruise to a few local-favorite watering holes. We’ll swing through some historic neighborhoods, cruise down Main Street and enjoy some Mesa-brewed beer. Saturday, March 25 at 6:00 PM Bring your bikes (w/ lights), cash for […]

Slow Roll Downtown Mesa – Bike Cruise to Beer



Join us on Saturday, March 11 at 9am at Volstead Public House as we embark on a ‘Walking Audit’ of Downtown Mesa. Bring water, a hat, and comfortable walking shoes. A camera and notepad are optional. We’ll walk Main Street, 1st Avenue, Historic Neighborhoods, Site 17 and more. Find out […]

Connections Walking Audit – March 11, 2017