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Pima Association Of Governments And The City Of Tucson Host Open Houses On Long-Range Regional Transit Plan October 17-18

The Pima Association of Governments (PAG), in partnership with the City of Tucson, is hosting two open houses focusing on the development of a Long-Range Regional Transit Plan. Meet with staff from PAG and the City of Tucson and consultants from Jarrett Walker + Associates to discuss the following topics about transit in the Tucson region during the next 10 years:

• The amount of transit service that is appropriate for the Tucson region

• Balancing bus frequency and route coverage

Steve K's Newsletter 10/15/18

Topics in this issue...

  • Maynards to the Moon
  • Be Kind
  • Half-Staff
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Grant
  • Crime Tracking
  • Water Security
  • Benedictine
  • Transit Passes
  • Complete Streets Policy
  • Traffic Safety
  • Local Tucson
  • Urban Wildlife Meeting
  • Recycling 101 Meeting
  • Film in New Mexico
  • Events & Entertainment

Boo Bash Returns to Lincoln Park

The annual Halloween Boo Bash is a fun-filled night with tricks, treats, entertainment, and more. Some of the activities include a costume parade, carnival games, and inflatables. Food will be available for purchase.

The Tucson Parks and Recreation department and Pima Community College East Campus are hosting the event Saturday, Oct. 20, 4-7 p.m., at Lincoln Park, 4325 S. Pantano Road. Admission is free.

Paul's Note - October 12, 2018

Tucson received a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Metropolitan Equality Index.

The MEI rates cities on issues in five categories: Non-Discrimination Laws, Municipality as Employer, Municipal Services, Law Enforcement, and LBGT Equality.

The survey rated 508 cities and 78 of them received scores of 100. Two other cities in Arizona, Phoenix and Tempe, also received 100 ratings. Gilbert jumped 36 points for enacting a non-discrimination law, but is still far behind Tucson at 55.

2nd Saturdays Downtown This Weekend

The next 2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place tomorrow, Oct. 13. Events during the day and evening include Locomotive Saturdays for kids at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, Living History Days at the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, Disney on Ice performances at the Tucson Convention Center, the 8th annual Evening of Play at Children’s Museum Tucson, music and other entertainment at several restaurants and clubs, and more.

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