Downtown Tucson is showing progress, signs of a real downtown. Finally.
The city is gearing up for a project to convert Sixth Avenue to two-way traffic between Broadway and Speedway.
St. Mary's Road and Sixth Street will be closed between Church and Granada avenues starting Saturday morning.
St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street will be closed between Church and Granada avenues Saturday morning.
The company most actively involved in the redevelopment of downtown's west side is asking to change the terms of its agreement with the city for a third time.
Westbound traffic flows through while eastbound drivers sit in long lines on 22nd Street approaching Kino Parkway. Crews were working on the intersection Friday. Drivers are urged to use Park Avenue instead of Kino from 7 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday during lane closures.
A number of street closures and lane restrictions in downtown Tucson could snarl traffic Sunday. Here's what you need to know.
Cyclists negotiate the streetcar tracks at Eighth Street and Fourth Avenue while crews work on the overhead cables nearby. The Living Streets Alliance is tracking bicycle crashes on streetcar tracks, with injuries ranging from minor scrapes to broken teeth.
A cyclist heads north on Fourth Avenue alongside the new streetcar tracks. Streetcar project manager Shellie Ginn says the tracks were designed to leave enough room for bikes to navigate the roads safely.
A woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she crashed her bicycle on the newly installed streetcar tracks has filed a claim against the Regional Transportation Authority.
The Pima Association of Governments reluctantly authorized expensive furnishings in a new building downtown.
The Pima Association of Governments agreed in May to be the anchor tenant of One East Broadway, under construction on the northeast corner of Stone Avenue and Broadway. Costs for the office space have increased $1 million over original estimates.
Rent for the Pima Association of Governments offices at One East Broadway, now under construction, is projected at about $32.54 per square foot or about $860,000 a year. Original estimates were about $700,500.
The cost for the Pima Association of Governments' new downtown office has ballooned by $1 million over initial estimates, records show.
The park would be at the northern entrance to downtown, and traffic would flow beneath the park and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, near the North Ninth Avenue-West Sixth Street intersection.
A future northern gateway to downtown Tucson will include the area's first deck park.
CEO, Madden Media: "Downtown is on the cusp of finally happening."
The recent article in the Star regarding Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities and Tucson's history of economic development efforts reminds us that economic development has been and should continue to be a community priority. Creating new quality jobs is paramount to our future.
City officials are considering shifting $2 million out of a restricted ParkWise savings fund so the parking agency can buy new equipment.
The Rialto Theatre was deluged for tickets to the April 19 concert of Sixto Rodriguez, shown in "Searching for Sugar Man."