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Tucson's streetcar route time lapse video

Tucson's streetcar route time lapse video

Tucson's modern streetcar, Sun Link, opened to the public Friday, July 25, 2014. Celebrations along the route greeted riders. See a time-lapse…

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Photos: Sun Link Streetcar grand opening

Photos: Sun Link Streetcar grand opening

Tucson's Modern Streetcar finally gets its day. Hundreds of people turned out for the celebrations.

July 25, 2014 9:59 am Photos

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Streetcar makes a pre-opening VIP run

Streetcar makes a pre-opening VIP run

Local officials honored a group of Congressmen who supported the streetcar project

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$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

It brings new rules for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians — and much hoopla.

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Road Runner: County floats Snyder bridge idea again

Road Runner: County floats Snyder bridge idea again

Officials say a bridge across Sabino Creek would ease traffic congestion.

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County may fine La Cañada contractor after Tuesday

County may fine La Cañada contractor after Tuesday

Pima County may fine its construction company for La Cañada widening delays. 

June 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Sun Tran buses powered by natural gas

New Sun Tran buses powered by natural gas

They'll start rolling by the end of August.

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Street Smarts: Local sports legend has street, golf course named after him

Street Smarts: Local sports legend has street, golf course named after him

A small street on the University of Arizona campus honors a man who helped put Arizona Wildcats athletics on the map.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Road Runner: RTA asks city to hold off on some bus service cuts

Sun Tran officials are preparing their final recommendations for service changes — mostly cuts — to certain bus routes and schedules.

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Sun Link streetcar artwork goes with the 'flow'

Sun Link streetcar artwork goes with the 'flow'

Tucson’s Sun Link streetcar isn’t scheduled to begin its rounds until the end of July.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Road Runner: Changes on Picture Rocks Road bother some, but make it safer

Road Runner: Changes on Picture Rocks Road bother some, but make it safer

Sightseers cruising along West Picture Rocks Road in Saguaro National Park West might notice the freshly painted median lines, new caution sig…

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Road Runner: County's Bronson asking Tucson, Marana to help fix Silverbell Road

Editor’s note: This is Joe Ferguson’s last week as the Road Runner. Next week reporter Jamar Younger takes the wheel of this column.

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Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

What does it take to stop a modern streetcar dead its tracks? Apparently just a quarter.

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Feedback sought on proposed Interstate 11

The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s feedback on a southern segment of the proposed Interstate 11 route.

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Road Runner: Pothole project takes off

It was supposed to be a class project focusing on how to make local government more accountable to residents.

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City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

The city is  determined to open the downtown streetcar line to riders this summer but will need some outside help to do it.

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Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Funds slashed for Supervisor Miller's district after criticism

Tough political criticism on how the county has managed — or mismanaged — funds for road repairs may have backfired on Supervisor Ally Miller.

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Supervisors back moving Hughes Access Road

County supervisors backed a resolution related to the realignment of a roughly four-mile stretch of Hughes Access Road later this summer, but …

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Road Runner: Bus riders on the go want a place to go

Downtown bus riders have spoken, and they want better restrooms.

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This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

Scrapped airplanes get new life from Raytheon engineer in Oro Valley backyard

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Final phase of Magee Road improvements under way

Final phase of Magee Road improvements under way

The final segment of Magee Road — from North Oracle Road to North La Cañada Drive — awaits heavy construction equipment that will be used to t…

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Texting while driving can be used in court

PHOENIX — It is not illegal in most Arizona cities to text and drive.

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Road Runner: Solution may be at hand for Sun Van fare hike issue

Even though your regular Road Runner is on the road this week, there are a couple of interesting transportation items to pass on in his absenc…

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Road Runner: Street sign mania continues

Road Runner: Street sign mania continues

It was bound to happen. The decision to name an east-side street “Stoner Avenue” has led to several thefts of street signs over the last few years.

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Photos: 'Leave your grenades at home,' TSA advises fliers

Photos: 'Leave your grenades at home,' TSA advises fliers

The travel tip from the Transportation Security Administration to travelers in September is to leave grenades at home. You'd think this wouldn…

September 30, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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