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Celebrate the HAWK With Pizza

The Broadmoor-Broadway Village (BBVN) and Sam Hughes (SHN) neighborhood associations are hosting a pizza-filled event (you buy your pizza) to celebrate the installation of a new HAWK that helps pedestrians and bicyclists cross Broadway Boulevard at Treat Avenue. "Walk the HAWK" is open to everyone, even those who don't live in the area. It begins at 5:45 p.m. Monday on either side of the crosswalk.

The event shows that HAWKs help connect communities. People who live on the south side of Broadway are now able to easily visit businesses on the north side and vice versa.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection This Weekend

Do you have unused chemicals, oils, or pesticides sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection tomorrow from 8 a.m.-noon at the Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd.

Drop off at HHW is free for City of Tucson residents. There is a fee of $10 for each television and $2 for each monitor brought in without a computer.

Download the 'My-Waste'™ app

Adopt a Crosswalk Sign

Perhaps you've seen new signs at some crosswalks that remind motorists to yield to pedestrians. The signs can be placed at marked crosswalks on roadways with speed limits of 25 mph or less. Most of the signs are in the downtown area, but they can be placed on qualifying roadways throughout Tucson by special request.

Do you know of a crosswalk that would benefit from a sign? Individuals, businesses, or organizations can "adopt" a crosswalk sign. By adopting the sign, the adopter agrees to pay $272.50 to have the sign built and placed at the crosswalk of their choice.

Interactive Maps Provide Valuable Information About Tucson

ZoomTucson is an interactive mapping site that allows citizens to find government information and services, such as political representatives, trash and recycling collection schedules, zoning, and school boundaries. ZoomTucson's clean and simple map interface allows users to search by an address or click on a location to display a wealth of information. It's also good for people interested in moving to Tucson.

Pothole Repairs This Week on Starr Pass Boulevard

Crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation’s Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division are repairing potholes on Starr Pass Boulevard from La Cholla Boulevard to Mission Road.

The work began this morning and will continue through this Friday. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Because sections of the roadway are one lane in each direction, flaggers will direct travel through the work zone. The speed limit in the area will be reduced to 15 miles per hour.


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