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Road Runner: Watch for those stopped school buses

Road Runner: Watch for those stopped school buses

Many drivers fail to stop, but the law says they should.

September 14, 2014 10:45 pmLoading…

Drivers will be detoured at Fourth Avenue Underpass

Drivers will be detoured at Fourth Avenue Underpass

City is detouring traffic downtown to avoid snarls.

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Road Runner: Digital signs monitor motorists' speed

Road Runner: Digital signs monitor motorists' speed

The transportation department weighs in on the accuracy, locations of new signage. 

September 07, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Tucson drivers better than you might think

Tucson drivers better than you might think

Road Runner: Allstate ranks Tucson second nationally for safest drivers.

September 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Southbound lane through Fourth Avenue Underpass will close

Southbound lane through Fourth Avenue Underpass will close

Fourth Avenue Underpass traffic will be rerouted.

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Tucson pushing to solve affordable-housing crisis

Tucson pushing to solve affordable-housing crisis

Boosting high-capacity transit will be critical, planners and advocates say.

August 02, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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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…

July 25, 2014 10:47 am Video Loading…

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.

July 19, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

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.

June 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

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 …

February 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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

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

February 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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