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City of Tucson Launches Smart-Phone Application for Parking

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation’s Park Tucson Division today launched GoTucson, a service that will allow motorists to pay for on-street parking through a mobile application.  Developed in partnership with Charlotte, North Carolina-based Passport, GoTucson will provide a convenient, easy-to-use, and intuitive means of paying for metered parking throughout Downtown and in the districts along the Sun Link Streetcar corridor.
 

Road Work Update

SIXTH AVENUE AND TOOLE AVENUE
INTERSECTION CLOSURE

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract
with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will be installing
underground conduit for the installation of new and permanent traffic
signals at Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue.

This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue
intersection from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., including the Sixth Avenue
Underpass, on the following nights:

Merry Mulch Available

 
 
 
 
 
The TreeCycle Collection sites closed on Sunday, January 11, 2015 and the trees collected will be chipped. The chips will continue to be available to residents at the Udall Park recycling area, Randolph Golf Course parking lot, and the Los Reales Landfill.

Campbell Avenue - Broadway to Third Street Resurfacing Project: Updated Schedule

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are scheduled to complete the milling (removing asphalt) and repaving work on Campbell Avenue from Broadway to Third Street during the week of Monday, January 19, 2015.

Crews will mill the roadway on Monday, January 19, 2015 and repave Campbell Avenue on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 and Wednesday January 21, 2015. To minimize impacts to the adjacent residents, work hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Closure

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will be installing underground conduit for the installation of new and permanent traffic signals at Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue.

This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., including the Sixth Avenue Underpass, on the following nights:

NewsNet 01-13-15

Sun Link to modify schedule next week

Task Force on 21st Century Policing meets in D.C.

From the video archives: Dillinger Days

How to lose weight safely and effectively

City of Tucson is removing abandoned shopping carts

NewsNet 01-12-15

January 8th Memorial finalists to show proposals

Median art unveiled near airport

Share your thoughts about online data from City department

Watch before and after video of TCC renovations

What do animals do when it's cold outside?

NewsNet 01-09-15

BEYOND event tomorrow

Plenty of downtown parking for 2nd Saturdays

Memorial service this weekend for former Tucson Mayor George miller

Four Tucson Police Department (TPD) employees to be honored

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection tomorrow

NewsNet 01-08-15

Volunteer as a Gem Show docent

Senior Olympic Games begin next week in Tucson

'Stuff the Bus' for the Community Food Bank

Hockey homestand begins tonight

How to report transportation concerns

 

25th Annual Pueblo Gardens MLK Breakfast - January 17

The Pueblo Gardens Neighborhood Association will be hosting their 25th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast Saturday, January 17, at the Holmes Tuttle Boys and Girls Club, located at 2585 East 36th Street in Ward 5.

 

Doors will open at 7:15 am and the breakfast begins at 8:00 am sharp.

 

I want to congratulate James Christopher of the Pueblo Gardens Neighborhood Association and his committee for their work organizing this breakfast for these 25 years.  It is the only neighborhood association in Tucson to hold such an event.

 

31ST ANNUAL SENIOR OLYMPIC FESTIVAL

Tucson Parks and Recreation presents the 31st Annual Senior Olympic
Festival. This festival is a celebration of fitness to promote healthy
living and an active lifestyle among seniors. This is Tucson’s largest
organized, annual senior activity and is open to anyone 50 years of age
or older.

What: The 31st Annual Senior Olympic Festival, featuring nearly 100
events and activities at more than 30 venues throughout the City of
Tucson.

When: Jan. 12-Feb. 1, 2015

Where: Various venues - See attached schedule of events

ORDER LOW-COST DESERT TREES NOW FOR SPRING PLANTING:BE DESERT SMART, SHADE YOUR HOME WITH TREES

The Trees for Tucson program is now open for requests for low-cost trees for home delivery in the popular spring planting period. While trees can be planted throughout the year in the Tucson area, planting in the spring when trees are coming out of dormancy and the temperature is still cooler can ensure successful, healthy trees.
 

NewsNet 01-07-15

January 8 remembrance downtown tomorrow

Public meetings continue for input on possible charter changes

Tucson Fire Department is hiring

Tucson Police recruiting officers

Earn rewards for driving less

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