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.
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.
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.