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Streetcar opening closes downtown streets starting Thursday

Streetcar opening closes downtown streets starting Thursday

Streetcar party will close some downtown roads.

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Views from the first ride on Tucson's streetcar

Views from the first ride on Tucson's streetcar

Tucson's modern streetcar launches this week with first rides for media and officials on Monday and public rides beginning Friday. It's also the launch of a million streetcar selfies.

July 21, 2014 6:00 pm
$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

It brings new rules for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians — and much hoopla.

July 19, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Streetcar culminates a decades-long effort

Streetcar culminates a decades-long effort

Timeline showing how the streetcar materialized.

July 19, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Political Notebook: Romero and Rothschild spar over streetcar

Political Notebook: Romero and Rothschild spar over streetcar

Political news and gossip here in the Old Pueblo

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Gadsden Co. pays city $2.3M for streetcar construction

Gadsden Co. pays city $2.3M for streetcar construction

Company pays city $2.3 million for west side land deal.

July 03, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…
Tucson council approves downtown entertainment district

Tucson council approves downtown entertainment district

Bars and restaurants can now seek an exemption to open up near schools and churches in downtown Tucson.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Road Runner: Bus service changes coming; cuts loom

Sun Tran riders could see changes — mostly service cuts — to their bus routes and schedules this summer, if the Tucson City Council approves a series of recommendations from the agency.

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Contractor fixing streetcar stop's curb height

Contractor fixing streetcar stop's curb height

Crews are fixing a curb at the streetcar stop at North Fourth Avenue and East Ninth Street.

May 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson streetcar stop needs fixing

Tucson streetcar stop needs fixing

Crews were out correcting a streetcar stop built too tall at Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street this morning.

May 08, 2014 12:39 pmLoading…
City's newest streetcar arrives

City's newest streetcar arrives

Tucson's sixth streetcar rolled into town today.

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University will close for high-speed streetcar testing early Monday

Sun Link officials will close East University Boulevard between North Fourth Avenue and Tyndall Avenue early Monday morning for streetcar testing.

March 21, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

What does it take to stop a modern streetcar dead its tracks? Apparently just a quarter.

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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.

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City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

The city is  determined to open the downtown streetcar line to riders this summer but will need some outside help to do it.

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Fitz: Streetcar update

Fitz: Streetcar update

Tucson's new streetcar will be tested in the spring, adding excitement to the 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair. The City Transportation Department has assured 4th Avenue merchants the streetcar driver, test pilot Chuck Jagermiester, will honk the streetcar's horn to alert street fair attendees …

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Modern Streetcar to make an appearance at the Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Those attending the Fourth Avenue Street Fair this week will able to get up close and personal with the OG of Sunlink's Modern Streetcar fleet.

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City needs to find $13 million to complete streetcar funding

Tucson’s bill for streetcar construction is coming due. And after years of saying the $197 million project cost was accounted for, the city is now staring at a $13 million funding gap.

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Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

City voters will begin receiving their ballots this weekend for this year’s City Council races and propositions.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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