Video collection: Tucson Streetcar

July 27, 2014 1:00 pm  • 

The Star has gathered quite the collection of Streetcar footage in the last two years.

From tracks being welded to the first media ride, take a look at the video gallery to acquaint yourself with SunLink.

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  • A time-lapse of the entire Tucson Streetcar route in 2:12 minutes. 

  • Reporter Tom Beal rides the Tucson streetcar and runs into the godfather. 

  • Follow streetcar operator Dexter Hall as he runs the Modern Streetcar during testing on Tucson streets. By Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star

  • Arizona Daily Star reporter Cathalena E. Burch took a ride Monday morning on the Tucson streetcar during a media presentation. Sun Link will start accepting public passengers beginning Friday.

  • Sarah Garrecht Gassen and Arizona State Senator Steve Farley talk about the beauty of the streetcar, possible expansions and how everyone in Tucson benefits from the streetcar

  • Sarah Garrecht Gassen and Arizona State Senator Steve Farley talk about the challenges and benefits to bringing the streetcar back to Tucson.

  • Workers prepare the last connection of the modern streetcar rail line to be welded in downtown Tucson.

  • Arizona Daily Star columnist Sarah Garrecht Gassen chats with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild about the modern streetcar launch, hiring a city manager and who gets to use the giant scissors at ribbon cuttings.

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