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Treat Avenue Bicycle Boulevard Virtual Town Hall


The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning new street improvements to Treat Avenue from the Rillito River to the Aviation Bikeway for a total of six miles, connecting to five parks, three greenways, and six schools. The Treat Avenue Bicycle Boulevard is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

Residential Model Plans, Permits from Residential Model Plans, and Development Packages may now be submitted through new online application

On Monday, October 26, 2020, Planning and Development Services launched Phase 1 of its new Online Building Permit Application to process most building permit submittals. This new process is part of a phased approach to help automate the intake of permits. It aims to reduce the time from application submission to permit initialization and allow for more immediate tracking of permit progress.

Paul's Note - November 13, 2020

My office has gotten a lot of feedback about the plans for zoo expansion and how it will affect the south pond at Reid Park, the smaller of the two ponds. My staff and I have been working with both Reid Park Zoo and the Parks and Recreation Department on an informative, comprehensive response to your questions. I thought I’d share our office’s response as part of this newsletter: 

Traffic Signal Improvements - Golf Links Road and Swan Road





Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the Golf Links Road and Swan Road intersection on Thursday, November 12, 2020.  


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