While other, still-urbanizing Arizona cities continue to aspire for more progressive and vibrant cores of their own, Downtown Tempe hit that quota years ago, and boasts endless entertainment and recreational options both before and after sunset. Explore and surprise yourself. We’re your dedicated team of dreamers and doers, buzz builders and business boomers and overall urban advocates who are leading the thrilling rise of Downtown Tempe. Since 1993, the award-winning Downtown Tempe Authority has been the private, non-profit organization that works in partnership with the City of Tempe to increase the value of Downtown Tempe through enhanced management, safety, marketing and promotional services on behalf of DTA members and other downtown stakeholders. Tempe is growing upward and outward, and is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result. Here’s a look at how you can utilize the light rail, a bus, your bike or your own feet to get where you need to go.