Join RAILmesa as we travel to Phoenix for the Valley’s ONLY screening of the award-winning documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, directed by Matt Tyrnauer, presented by No Festival Required Independent Cinema. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door ($11 w/ student ID). This screening is co-sponsored […]

RAIL Field Trip: FILM - Citizen Jane: Battle for the City



On May 22, 2017 the City will tentatively adopt the new fiscal year budget of $1.67 billion, including approximately $10 million for contingencies. A Public Hearing and final adoption of the budget is scheduled for June 5, 2017. Revisions to the Proposed Budget: • Addition of Streetcar Extension Feasibility Study […]

Budget Wrap-Up – City of Mesa Study Session May 4, ...


May 2017 Mesa Light Rail Corridor Events Got more? E-mail them to together@railmesa.org May 1- Robot Night @ Heatsync Labs May 1 – John A. Bolden – Local Author of the Month @ Mesa Public Library May 2 – Develop Your Personal Brand w/ Pam Slim May 3 – Arduino […]

May Corridor Events – 2017


In March, downtown residents took a beautiful stroll through downtown Mesa with a critical eye towards what makes downtown such a wonderful place to walk – and where improvements might be made. Our route took us through about 1.75 miles of downtown, including 1st Avenue, the Mesa Arts Center, Main […]

Walking Audit Recap & Recommendations – March 2017



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


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


More than 85 locally-owned restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, taco stands, and more are conveniently located along Mesa’s Light Rail Corridor! Everything from Burgers to Falafel, Pho to Pecan wood grilled chicken.

Looking for a Place to Eat? Mesa’s the Place!




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



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