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Modern Streetcar

Modern Streetcar to make an appearance at the Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Those attending the Fourth Avenue Street Fair this week will able to get up close and personal with the OG of Sunlink's Modern Streetcar fleet.

December 13, 2013 11:48 amLoading…
Streetcar makes positive first impression

Streetcar makes positive first impression

Grant Hawman ditched his pancakes and ran outside of the B Line cafe to snap a picture of the modern streetcar with his BlackBerry.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Two days of streetcar testing on tap

Fans of the modern streetcar project might get a chance to see it humming along the electrified tracks today.

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Daylight test of Modern Streetcar set for tomorrow, Friday

Fans of the Modern Streetcar project might get a chance to see it humming along the electrified tracks tomorrow, as Sun Link starts daytime testing.

October 02, 2013 12:49 pmLoading…

Views on two road projects: Careful planning continues to improve Broadway corridor

As a member of the Citizens for Accountability for Regional Transportation, or CART Committee, I am one of 32 volunteers whose job it is to “ascertain that the Regional Transportation Authority plan is implemented as presented to the voters of Pima County on May 16, 2006.”

September 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Streetcar testing starts tonight

Starting later tonight, city crews will be dragging the modern streetcar along part of its 3.9-mile route.

September 09, 2013 3:44 pmLoading…

Streetcar "celebration" set for Friday

A big name in Tucson politics will make a rare public appearance on Friday, allowing locals to get up close and personal.

September 04, 2013 3:09 pmLoading…
Streetcar looks to be a huge plus for Tucson

Streetcar looks to be a huge plus for Tucson

Let’s celebrate the arrival of the Tucson streetcar.

September 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
First new streetcar hits Tucson, but won't be on tracks soon

First new streetcar hits Tucson, but won't be on tracks soon

The first of eight new streetcars will arrive in Tucson this morning, but it will be at least a month before anyone sees it riding the 3.9 miles of newly laid track running between the University of Arizona and downtown.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

Some meters are out of commission, and some parking spaces have been removed.

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

This week marks one full year of streetcar construction in downtown Tucson - and merchants there are fuming.

March 22, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

Downtown Tucson merchants boiling over 'construction mayhem'

Hugo Lopez works on tracks near the Hotel Congress. Shopkeepers have been begging for a break on parking rates, to no avail.

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

City told streetcar operating cost will be 4 times earlier estimate

City taxpayers could wind up paying a $4.4 million annual operating subsidy for the streetcar - more than quadruple what city officials were told two years ago.

March 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima, city spar over siting of streetcar stop

Tucson and Pima County officials are at an impasse over disputed plans to build a streetcar stop over a major county sewer interceptor.

January 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

'Walk to West Side' event to open downtown bridge over Santa Cruz

It will be at least a year before a bridge built to carry the modern streetcar across the Santa Cruz River actually feels the rumble of steel wheels.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mixed-use high-rise planned downtown

Mixed-use high-rise planned downtown

An artist's rendering of the proposed One East Broadway, combining retail, offices and apartments.

August 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mixed-use high-rise planned downtown

Mixed-use high-rise planned downtown

A planned nearly $18 million high-rise residential and commercial project - billed as the first of its kind in downtown - is also on track to become the first beneficiary of a new city tax incentive aimed at spurring development.

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6th Ave. lease picture picks up

6th Ave. lease picture picks up

The Sixth Avenue underpass divides the newly revitalized retail area near East Sixth Street and North Sixth Avenue from downtown. The new modern streetcar will run just a couple of blocks away, along Fourth Avenue. This is a view of the underpass looking north from the downtown side.

August 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
6th Ave. lease picture picks up

6th Ave. lease picture picks up

An area on the edge of Tucson's warehouse district is quietly becoming a commercial hub for creative entrepreneurs.

August 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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