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Shuttle riders will need to find new game-day options

Shuttle riders will need to find new game-day options

Once a private company showed interest, Sun Tran was obliged to bow out.

August 28, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Sun Tran and drivers union agree on new contract

Sun Tran and drivers union agree on new contract

Sun Tran workers approve deal mere hours before the old contract expired.

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Sun Tran bus strike deadline extended

Sun Tran bus strike deadline extended

Sun Tran and union reps agree to delay bus strike 24 hours.

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Sun Tran, union continue negotiations

Sun Tran, union continue negotiations

The contract for bus drivers expires at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

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City buses will continue to run, for now

City buses will continue to run, for now

Sun Tran and union officials agree to extend current labor contract extra week.

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$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.

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New Sun Tran buses powered by natural gas

New Sun Tran buses powered by natural gas

They'll start rolling by the end of August.

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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.

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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.

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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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City considers borrowing money to pay off old loans, fund streetcar

The city could borrow $45 million next year to cover streetcar costs, adjust this year’s debt payment and refinance older debt to save on interest rates.

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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.

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Road Runner: City to find tackling Sun Tran's finances difficult

The Tucson City Council this week is set to again take on the challenge of improving Sun Tran’s finances.

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Road Runner: Bus riders on the go want a place to go

Downtown bus riders have spoken, and they want better restrooms.

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City transit system shortcomings highlighted

Tucson’s Sun Tran bus service is in a financial bind because its fares are too low and it provides more service for the disabled at too low a cost, a panel of outside experts who evaluated the system found.

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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.

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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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Tucson man on trial in girlfriend's slaying

Despite having no violent history, the prosecutor said the defendant was still guilty of murdering his longtime girlfriend.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Cities have right to limit bus stop advertising, Phoenix tells court

PHOENIX — In a case with statewide implications, a lawyer for the city of Phoenix argued to the Court of Appeals Tuesday that governments can decide to allow ads for condoms and contraceptives on bus shelters and benches, while denying access to candidates or controversial causes.

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When it comes to bus shelters, city hoping cheaper is better

It might not catch your eye, but the city of Tucson is testing new features at a bus stop along Irvington Road near Interstate 19.

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