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Streetcar's near-miss with bike spotlights safety concerns

Streetcar's near-miss with bike spotlights safety concerns

A bicyclist halted a streetcar because of a near-miss accident.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Streetcar ridership holds steady when fares kick in

Streetcar ridership holds steady when fares kick in

City nearly hits estimated streetcar rider mark on first day of paid service.

July 29, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Streetcar turnout pleases Sun Link, merchants

Streetcar turnout pleases Sun Link, merchants

Tucsonans flock to downtown to take a free ride on the streetcar.

July 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar culminates a decades-long effort

Streetcar culminates a decades-long effort

Timeline showing how the streetcar materialized.

July 19, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

A cyclist heads north on Fourth Avenue alongside the new streetcar tracks. Streetcar project manager Shellie Ginn says the tracks were designed to leave enough room for bikes to navigate the roads safely.

April 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

Cyclists negotiate the streetcar tracks at Eighth Street and Fourth Avenue while crews work on the overhead cables nearby. The Living Streets Alliance is tracking bicycle crashes on streetcar tracks, with injuries ranging from minor scrapes to broken teeth.

April 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

Injured cyclist files $3 million claim over Tucson streetcar tracks

A woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she crashed her bicycle on the newly installed streetcar tracks has filed a claim against the Regional Transportation Authority.

April 05, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Streetcar delivery at least 3 mos. late

Streetcar delivery at least 3 mos. late

Artist's rendering of the Tucson modern streetcar on Fourth Avenue.

August 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar delivery at least 3 months late

Streetcar delivery at least 3 months late

The company hired to build Tucson's streetcars is four to six months behind schedule for its first customer, Portland, Ore.

August 26, 2012 12:01 am Photos

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Tucson modern streetcar

Tucson modern streetcar

Artist's rendering of the Tucson modern streetcar on Fourth Avenue.

August 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Backup streetcar to cost city $3.6M

Backup streetcar to cost city $3.6M

An artist's rendering shows what Tucson's streetcars will look like. The city is already about $19 million short of being able to pay for the system.

July 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Backup streetcar to cost Tucson $3.6M

Backup streetcar to cost Tucson $3.6M

The Federal Transportation Administration said the seven streetcars Tucson plans for its 4-mile line aren't enough and have ordered the city to buy an eighth car for $3.6 million.

July 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Streetcar work won’t affect Fourth Avenue street fairs

The city is taking special measures to make sure streetcar construction won't affect the Fourth Avenue Street Fair.

December 21, 2011 2:03 pmLoading…

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