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Streetcar tracks heighten accident concerns here

Streetcar tracks heighten accident concerns here

In addition to figuring out how to engineer, build and operate a $200 million new modern streetcar through the heart of town, Tucson faces an additional challenge: how to prevent accidents with cars and bicycles.

February 19, 2012 12:02 am Photos

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Streetcar budget mostly spoken for

Streetcar budget mostly spoken for

Before any streets are ripped up or any tracks are laid, Tucson has committed $84 million to preconstruction costs for the modern streetcar that will connect the University of Arizona to downtown.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Story and database: Rio Nuevo legal bills pile up as work lags

The new Rio Nuevo board has spent barely a dime on downtown building projects but is closing in on $1 million spent on lawyers in its first 18 months of existence.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Partner says Gadsden defaulted on west-side senior housing project

The financially troubled west-side developer Gadsden Co. has failed to promptly pay a contractor $200,000 for work done in April and allegedly is in default of a contract with a Chicago-based company building a senior housing project west of Interstate 10 downtown.

December 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Developer threatens to sue, will get $50K in fixes

Developer threatens to sue, will get $50K in fixes

A local developer is demanding the city rip out a mint-condition, new streetlight downtown because it isn't exactly like those around it.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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City street workers suspected in thefts

Tucson police are investigating whether city street maintenance workers have, for years, been improperly using city equipment and resources for personal gain.

November 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Bill would end merit system for many workers

Pima County employees are going to be a lot less happy to see raises if the governor signs a bill pushed through the Legislature at 3:49 a.m. Wednesday, the last morning of the session.

April 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Walkup won't seek 4th term

Walkup won't seek 4th term

Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup won't run for a fourth term. "My fellow Tucsonans, this is my 12th State of the City address. It will also be my last," Walkup announced Tuesday, saying it is time to shift focus to his family.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Political briefs

2 more resign seats on Rio Nuevo Board

January 21, 2011 12:00 am

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Committee hires artists to work for Goddard

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Tax opposition launched

September 02, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Mayor bets much on his call for annexation

Mayor Bob Walkup has staked much of his seemingly shaky political capital on a rallying call for Tucson to annex surrounding areas such as the Catalina Foothills or Vail.

February 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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