Sun Tran is responsible for oversight of the contractor required to maintain and clean the 2,200 bus stops in the Tucson area. Sun Tran will work with the contractor to ensure the stops are powerwashed when necessary and free of litter, including cigarette butts.
Fourteen professional football players have died while serving in combat for our country. One of the most notable was Jack Lummus, a US Marine and player for the New York Giants who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for gallant service at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Here in Arizona, we have been honoring the service of Pat Tillman since his death in Afghanistan in 2004. Tillman was a standout at Arizona State University and got to play his professional career here in Arizona after being drafted by the Cardinals.
Work began this week on the Five Points Art Enhancement Project at the intersection of Sixth Avenue, 18th Street, and Stone Avenue. The work is scheduled to take place Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with occasional night and weekend work, until approximately the end of May.
Arizonans who want to travel on or after Oct. 1, 2020, will have to get an identification card that meets federal REAL ID Act security requirements. The new ID card will be needed to gain access to airports, restricted federal buildings, military bases, and more.
It's available as both an Arizona Driver License and identification card. The cost is $25 and the card is valid for up to eight years.
The Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) and the University of Arizona Poetry Center will host the second annual Haiku Hike literary competition. The theme of this year’s competition is "Living in the Present Moment."
Twenty winning haiku poems will be printed on acrylic signage and displayed in planters located downtown on Congress Street and on Stone Avenue. Winners will be announced on the DTP website and social media. Submissions will be accepted through March 10.
Receive an alert when an emergency occurs, and get real-time information to help keep you safe and informed when you sign up for MyAlerts, Pima County’s mass notification system. When an emergency notification is issued, you'll receive a message via the communication method(s) you selected (cell phone, email, landline, etc.).
The City of Tucson is hiring a community service officer (CSO) to work in the Tucson Police Department. A CSO is responsible for assisting the Field Services Bureau by responding to and completing investigations, and compiling reports for minor, non-injury traffic accidents, criminal damage, and requests for community assistance.
Thousands of people will watch the 95th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade tomorrow, Feb. 20, near Park Avenue and Ajo Way, ending at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds at 6th Avenue and Irvington Road. This year's grand marshals, selected by the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee, are World War II Veterans.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is participating in a refugee youth mentorship program that is part of a partnership with Lutheran Social Services. There are currently four police officers and two community service offices who are mentoring the youth refugees, and two of those being mentored are in our hiring pipeline.
TPD says it's important the police force reflects the diverse population in our community. KGUN9 recently featured a story on the program.
Thrive in the 05, Child & Family Resources, Pima Community College, and other agencies will host a free screening of the movie "No Small Matter," a documentary about early childhood education. The event takes place on Monday, Feb. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., Amethyst Room (CC180).