Winter rains and freezing temperatures mean misery for Tucson streets
It was supposed to be a class project focusing on how to make local government more accountable to residents.
At first, Maria Lignos thought she had simply hit a pothole while driving at night to her home off Bear Canyon Road.
If you think it's taking longer for the city to fix those potholes at the end of your street, it's not your imagination - it is.
Maybe they should call it the road formerly known as Broadway.
The first road the city of Tucson will tackle with Proposition 409 money is often the last road many residents travel on when leaving town.
Call it the county road show.
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry wants the Pima County Board of Supervisors to flex its political muscle at the Legislature to support raising taxes.
We're about halfway through the intersection-improvement program that was part of the voter-approved Regional Transportation Authority plan.
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and the Pima Association of Governments want the state to raise gas taxes, with the extra money dedicated to patching the holes in local streets, not the ones in the state budget.
Pima County will add another construction project to the mix on the northwest side in a few weeks.
A new report card about traffic congestion and pothole problems on Tucson-area streets tells us - as if we hadn't noticed - that things are crowded and bumpy out there.
Vehicles back up at Ina and Oracle roads, one of three area intersections with the highest traffic congestion, as rated in the Pima Association of Governments analysis. The morning rush-hour delay at this intersection averages about 1.9 minutes.
At Ina and Oracle roads, traffic regularly backs up at rush hour. The intersection is rated as one of the top three for traffic congestion.
If you've ever been stuck in traffic and daydreamed about giving state officials a piece of your mind, here's your chance.
Road Runner recently received mail and calls from readers who are concerned about their own safety every time they take a walk.
A city crew paves an alley between Seneca and Waverly streets. The sign apparently refers to Palo Verde Neighborhood Association President Ronni Kotwica, a retired city official whose home is on the alley.
Even though the streets in the Palo Verde Neighborhood - like the rest of the city - are crumbling, a city road crew spent Friday morning paving an alley in the midtown neighborhood.
Two neighborhoods will get chip seal and fog seal treatments for cracked roads.