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City's newest streetcar arrives

City's newest streetcar arrives

Tucson's sixth streetcar rolled into town today.

April 11, 2014 11:45 amLoading…

University will close for high-speed streetcar testing early Monday

Sun Link officials will close East University Boulevard between North Fourth Avenue and Tyndall Avenue early Monday morning for streetcar testing.

March 21, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

Road Runner: Streetcar faces new challenge: improperly parked cars

What does it take to stop a modern streetcar dead its tracks? Apparently just a quarter.

March 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

The city is  determined to open the downtown streetcar line to riders this summer but will need some outside help to do it.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Fitz: Streetcar update

Fitz: Streetcar update

Tucson's new streetcar will be tested in the spring, adding excitement to the 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair. The City Transportation Department has assured 4th Avenue merchants the streetcar driver, test pilot Chuck Jagermiester, will honk the streetcar's horn to alert street fair attendees …

January 22, 2014 9:30 amLoading…

Modern Streetcar to make an appearance at the Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Those attending the Fourth Avenue Street Fair this week will able to get up close and personal with the OG of Sunlink's Modern Streetcar fleet.

December 13, 2013 11:48 amLoading…

City needs to find $13 million to complete streetcar funding

Tucson’s bill for streetcar construction is coming due. And after years of saying the $197 million project cost was accounted for, the city is now staring at a $13 million funding gap.

December 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

City voters will begin receiving their ballots this weekend for this year’s City Council races and propositions.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Streetcar fleet doubles. Second car delivered.

A second streetcar

October 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson streetcar's first electric test fizzles

Tucson streetcar's first electric test fizzles

A fault in the electric system for Tucson’s modern streetcar left city officials with the 65-foot-long road hazard stuck on the tracks during a system test late Tuesday night.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road runner: Streetcar construction done by October?

Those who are weary of traffic grinding to a halt in downtown Tucson because of the modern-streetcar construction should consider counting the orange traffic cones while idling between intersections.

August 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Final streetcar-track weld planned today in downtown Tucson

Final streetcar-track weld planned today in downtown Tucson

After more than 400 days of construction and disruption, folks who frequent downtown Tucson will finally see the beginning of the end to streetcar track installation.

July 25, 2013 12:00 am Video Loading…

Steer clear of Stone if traveling downtown

If you're planning to visit downtown, you should avoid North Stone Avenue the next few days.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Downtown pizza bar folds as streetcar woes drag on

Downtown pizza bar folds as streetcar woes drag on

Enoteca Pizzeria and Wine Bar faced more competition from downtown restaurants in recent years. Owner Rick Sabbagh also blames streetcar construction for a steep dropoff in customers. The restaurant, at 58 W. Congress St., opened in 2004 but had changed hands since then.

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Downtown pizza bar folds as streetcar woes drag on

Downtown pizza bar folds as streetcar woes drag on

A once-popular downtown restaurant has closed its doors.

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar ready for riders next summer

Streetcar ready for riders next summer

Although beset by countless delays, the company building Tucson's streetcars said it's on target to have all eight cars delivered by late March next year.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar ready for riders next summer

Streetcar ready for riders next summer

Granite Construction workers pour concrete for streetcar tracks downtown on Broadway.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Lost business access may mean damages, Arizona court rules

PHOENIX - Business owners whose access is even partly blocked by a street improvement project can get damages if the value of their property is decreased, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

May 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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