Trail from the Santa Cruz River to Rita Road extends recreational path.
The Loop shared-use path on the north bank of the Rillito River at Rillito Regional Park will be closed from Monday through Oct. 3 for installation of a restroom.
Sinkholes have formed along a segment of the popular Loop trail.
Pima County wrote an "open letter" to cyclists earlier this month
Completion on short segment expected in early 2015.
Tucson was named one of the top bike cities in the country.
Walkers, runners and bicyclists now can travel a continuous five-mile segment of The Loop recreational trail in Oro Valley — all the way from La Cañada Drive to Tangerine Road.
Joggers, bicyclists and other outdoors enthusiasts might soon have company when they’re on the Rillito River Park portion of The Loop.
A restored trolley car on display outside the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park on Aug. 11, 2010. A proposed streetcar line would connect Forest Park and the Loop. Photo by Emily Rasinski of the Post-Dispatch
Some bicyclists pedaling along The Loop trail network around Tucson find themselves suddenly in need of a tire pump.
Two Tucson hospitals will receive an additional $6.4 million in federal funding in the coming months thanks to a somewhat complicated agreement with Pima County.
Repair work along a popular path has closed a portion of the The Loop along South Kolb Road north of Interstate 10 for the next few days.
Workers are wrapping up a key link in The Loop - an interconnected web of multiuse trails around Tucson.
Hector Saucedo takes Harry for a morning walk along The Loop at the archaeological park near Julian Wash. Total length of The Loop is now about 100 miles. It'll be 131 miles when done, including several spur routes off the main one looping around the city.
The Loop is open to pedestrians, cyclists, skaters and horseback riders, like this urban cowboy near the junction of Santa Cruz River Park and the Julian Wash Greenway. Some restoration work remains at the site.
Monique Lomax makes sure the helmet on daughter Ayanna, 10, is secure as they bike along near the Julian Wash archaeological park.
Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.
Pima County is planning to protect regal horned lizards and their habitat along with other desert creatures.
Mike Wilkinson, co-owner of Tucson's Loop Bicycle Shop, stands at the fence outside his shop, which is housed in a former shipping container and stands along a section of Pima County's "The Loop" bike path, just north of El Camino Del Cerro.
Mike Wilkinson inside the shop. There are plans to double the shop's size and triple its inventory by next fall. Meanwhile, says one cyclist, "it's a wonderful destination" along the bike path where "you can sit and rest."