It brings new rules for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians — and much hoopla.
Local merchants from four shopping districts along the new streetcar line — downtown, North Fourth Avenue, Main Gate Square and Mercado San Agustín — have joined forces to offer a summer discount program to Tucsonans sticking around during the hottest months.
Food In Root, a local startup responsible for eight new farmers markets in the Tucson area over the last two years, has plans for another regular event along North Fourth Avenue.
Sun Link officials will conduct high speed testing tonight on its final streetcar.
Crews were out correcting a streetcar stop built too tall at Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street this morning.
Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.
The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control issued a $750 fine to a popular North Fourth Avenue eatery last month for serving beer to two undercover teens.
The Fourth Avenue Street Fair draws about 400 artisans from around the country.
There is a growing traffic headache downtown.
The city could install as many as 467 metered parking spaces on or near North Fourth Avenue next year.
A worker from Progressive Hardscapes scrapes off leftover glue at the streetcar stop on North Fourth Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Streets.
Ray Ballard installs tiles at one of the streetcar stops on North Fourth Avenue. The artist says her cactus motif was inspired by the colorful and playful nature of the avenue. Eight of the streetcar line's 17 stops will get original artwork.
Fourth Avenue got a little more colorful this week. A crew from Progressive Hardscapes installed the first piece of the $765,000 streetcar art project between Sixth and Seventh Streets along Fourth Avenue.
Donna DiFiore, owner of Delectables, hopes the city listens to the public about plans to install parking meters. Her restaurant and catering business has been at 533 N. Fourth Avenue for 35 years - and parking has always been an issue, she says.
Merchants along North Fourth Avenue are adopting a wait-and-see attitude when it comes to city plans to install parking meters next year.
An olive branch recently extended to West University residents by the new owners of a massive student housing project near North Fourth Avenue that quickly gained a reputation for loud parties has been rejected.
Ronnie Diaz, with Granite Construction, removes debris from the crevices of the rail lines on North Fourth Avenue, as work on that section of the streetcar line winds down and prepares for the street fair this weekend.
The Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair is this weekend.
More roads are reopening along the Sun Link streetcar line, and crews are working faster on the big project.
A portion of East Congress Street is open to one lane of traffic east of Scott Avenue after months of closure due to modern streetcar construction. Parking on Congress Street is limited. The line is more than a third finished.