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Broadway expansion to 6 lanes OK'd; details still to come

Broadway expansion to 6 lanes OK'd; details still to come

Long-anticipated widening is between Euclid and Country Club.

October 09, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Valencia will have to do, for now

Road Runner: Valencia will have to do, for now

No plans for pavement improvement on Valencia any time soon.

September 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
RTA to host open house for express routes

RTA to host open house for express routes

The Regional Transportation Authority is seeking feedback from passengers who ride Sun Tran's express buses.

June 23, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…

Road Runner: State embarks on Oracle Road widening north of Tucson

ADOT crews have embarked on a likely two-year project north of Tucson that is expected to increase traffic capacity, give bicyclists more space and reduce collisions between animals and motorists.

June 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

City Council scraps bus changes in budget plan

The Tucson City Council spared bus routes from any changes, for now, in the $1.264 billion budget that was tentatively approved Tuesday.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

May 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: RTA eyes new round of bond funding for projects

The Regional Transportation Authority is looking to approve its next round of bond funding to pay for upcoming road projects.

April 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

There is an unfortunate trend that has been exploited by shock radio and political campaigns for decades: If you say it loudly enough and often enough, the lie becomes “truth.” It is an ugly, inflammatory style that leaves the voting public unsettled, angry and forced to make decisions based…

April 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima road-fund swap feud escalates with new report, complaint

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller’s district has received more money for road improvements and other transportation needs than the county’s other districts have since 1997, according to documents released this week.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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.

March 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Council votes 5-2 to raise Sun Tran fares

Tucson took the first steps in closing its $33 million budget gap for next year by tentatively approving what could amount to $4.8 million in transit savings and fare increases.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
City seeks to demolish former Panda Buffet

City seeks to demolish former Panda Buffet

The city is looking to raze the dilapidated building on East Broadway that once housed Panda Buffet.

January 30, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Top 10 transportation stories of 2013

Road Runner: Top 10 transportation stories of 2013

The past year was one of rebuilding streets and expanding public transportation. But it also included a deadly pedestrian tally.

December 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: New disabled transit service provider gearing up operations

Some of the familiar Handi Car shuttle buses will begin to disappear from county streets in the next six months, replaced by Toyota Prius service cars, as well as modified Toyota Sienna vans.

December 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

RTA shortfall grows to $364 million, new projections show

A new economic forecast is forcing Regional Transportation Authority planners to begin to rethink their long-term plans.

November 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: Indirect left to start Tuesday at Grant, Oracle roads; more planned

There is a surprise waiting for commuters using Grant Road on Tuesday.

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Some time in the next decade, Bookmans’ flagship store could be looking for a new home — the second time a road widening has forced the homegrown company to relocate.

October 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Developer sues Pima County over road

A landowner has filed a lawsuit against the county charging civil-rights violations and breach of contract.

October 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

PAG approves contract for new director

The Pima Association of Governments Regional Council has approved an annual contract for the next executive director for the Regional Transportation Authority and PAG.

September 25, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…

Survey hammers home need for better streets

Fix the darn roads.

September 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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