Public transit protects air, reduces traffic congestion, extends road life, saves money.
RTA okays six-lanes and $1.5 million for design.
Downsizing the Broadway Project would diminish intended functionality, need voter approval.
Writers voice their opinions on Rich Rod's behavior, gun deaths, public transportation.
Critics say Broadway expansion will have little money for actual road work.
A University of Arizona student worries a marked crosswalk is not safe enough at busy crossing.
Long-anticipated widening is between Euclid and Country Club.
No plans for pavement improvement on Valencia any time soon.
The Regional Transportation Authority is seeking feedback from passengers who ride Sun Tran's express buses.
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.
The Tucson City Council spared bus routes from any changes, for now, in the $1.264 billion budget that was tentatively approved Tuesday.
Sun Tran officials are preparing their final recommendations for service changes — mostly cuts — to certain bus routes and schedules.
The Regional Transportation Authority is looking to approve its next round of bond funding to pay for upcoming road projects.
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…
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.
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.
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.
The city is looking to raze the dilapidated building on East Broadway that once housed Panda Buffet.
The past year was one of rebuilding streets and expanding public transportation. But it also included a deadly pedestrian tally.
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.