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Redirecting RTA funds an idea to fix streets

Redirecting RTA funds an idea to fix streets

Selling idea to voters could be a struggle, especially in smaller towns. 

February 22, 2015 7:36 pm Photos

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Explaining a traffic-control oddity

Explaining a traffic-control oddity

Signs seem strange, but a logic behind the madness. 

February 15, 2015 7:27 pmLoading…
City road bond projects shift into high gear

City road bond projects shift into high gear

Several projects at once create inconvenience but benefit drivers in the longterm.

February 08, 2015 7:20 pmLoading…
Downtown bike boxes clarified

Downtown bike boxes clarified

Idea from Portland used to maximize bicycle safety in congested areas. 

January 25, 2015 7:10 pm Photos

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New option for getting a driver's license

New option for getting a driver's license

Private driving schools can now approve licenses.

January 18, 2015 8:30 pmLoading…
City now seeks parking-meter bids on 3 plans

City now seeks parking-meter bids on 3 plans

Official hopes 'bite-sized' projects generate more competition and get meters installed quicker.

August 03, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Streetcar receives project of the year award

Streetcar receives project of the year award

The Tucson Modern Streetcar was named public works project of the year.

July 29, 2014 4:09 pmLoading…
Study: Young adults drive less; state must adapt

Study: Young adults drive less; state must adapt

As a result, cities need to revise transportation plans.

July 27, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Slow down, county tells cyclists on Loop trail

Road Runner: Slow down, county tells cyclists on Loop trail

Pima County wrote an "open letter" to cyclists earlier this month

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Road runner: 123 intersections to date have seen work with regional transportation funds

We're about halfway through the intersection-improvement program that was part of the voter-approved Regional Transportation Authority plan.

May 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road runner: Stretch of Sixth Ave. downtown will become 2-way soon

The city is gearing up for a project to convert Sixth Avenue to two-way traffic between Broadway and Speedway.

May 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Work on I-19 interchange at Ajo moved up to 2015

Drivers will have to wait in congested traffic at the Interstate 19 interchange at Ajo Way for only two more years instead of five.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road runner: The wait for fix at Valencia-Kolb gets longer

If you've been waiting for a solution to the problem of waiting in traffic at the Valencia-Kolb roads intersection, just keep waiting.

April 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County idea: Keep expiring gas tax, use funds to fix crumbling streets

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.

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Road runner: Widening work starts soon on Tucson's Orange Grove Road

Pima County will add another construction project to the mix on the northwest side in a few weeks.

April 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Part of St. Mary's, Sixth St. to close through end of May

St. Mary's Road and Sixth Street will be closed between Church and Granada avenues starting Saturday morning.

April 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

St. Mary's Road to close for six weeks

St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street will be closed between Church and Granada avenues Saturday morning.

April 18, 2013 12:02 pmLoading…
Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area roads rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area roads rated in poor condition, analysis finds

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.

April 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

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.

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Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

Road runner: Over half of Tucson-area road rated in poor condition, analysis finds

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.

April 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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