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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.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

City to seek state help paying for Sun Van disabled service

Disabled riders on the city’s Sun Van service are closer to catching a break on fares, while at the same time putting more money into city coffers.

November 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: Solution may be at hand for Sun Van fare hike issue

Even though your regular Road Runner is on the road this week, there are a couple of interesting transportation items to pass on in his absence — namely, the city might have a solution to that sticky Sun Van fare problem, and the promise to patch some of those crumbling city streets is moving along.

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Council votes to cancel Sun Van fare hike

A proposal to eliminate the low-income rate for Sun Van used by many with a serious developmental or physical disability has been rejected.

September 11, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

Streetcar testing starts tonight

Starting later tonight, city crews will be dragging the modern streetcar along part of its 3.9-mile route.

September 09, 2013 3:44 pmLoading…
Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

The vans start pulling into the parking lot below Patrick McCarthy’s second-floor office window about 2:30 every afternoon.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Eliminating Economy Fare on Sun Van

Being legally blind and a senior, I ride Sun Van five times a week. Since 2000, I have been a rider of Sun Van, a paratransit service for those with a current Americans with Disabilities Act eligibility card. It is an outstanding service and would receive my grade of A-minus for overall performance.

September 06, 2013 5:15 pmLoading…

Road Runner: RTA mulls eliminating low income passes too

Let’s chalk this one up to the law of unintended consequences.

August 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Riders say Sun Van rate-hike proposal would be burden

Riders say Sun Van rate-hike proposal would be burden

There were two things not in dispute during the second public hearing for the Sun Van rate increase held at the nonprofit Beacon Group on Tuesday.

August 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road runner: Sun Van rate proposal would triple low-income fare

Thousands of low-income residents who use Sun Van might soon be asking themselves whether they should go to the doctor's office or the grocery store.

August 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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