A 35-member Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) wants resident input on guiding principles for the development of a new 20-year regional transportation plan. The CAC will consider the value of regional benefits of proposed projects versus the estimated construction costs to meet the budget.
On Sunday, November 24, 2019, the eastbound lanes of Congress Street from the I-10 frontage road to Granada Avenue will be closed due to heavy equipment utilization.
The work hours for this one-day project are from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
Message boards will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure. The traveling public can expect delays when traveling near the work area.
City of Tucson Planning and Development Services (PDSD) has records available electronically via Property Research Online (PRO). Users can enter their address or permit number to find records information related to their property.
Available records are permits and plans (from mid-1950s to present), Certificate of Occupancy documents, and plot plans for houses in residential subdivisions with records continuously being uploaded.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) products are labeled toxic, danger, poison, flammable, etc. These are potentially harmful to people, pets, and the environment.
Sun Tran has assumed responsibility 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 power washed when necessary and free of litter, including cigarette butts.
Downtown Tucson will host the 37th El Tour de Tucson on Saturday, November 23, 2019. El Tour de Tucson is Arizona’s largest and longest-running bicycling event. Held annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, El Tour is a fundraising adventure ride attracting cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and worldwide. The 100-mile start line (and finish line for all events) is located at Armory Park on Sixth Avenue at 13th Street.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) will no longer accept paper building plan documents submitted for review. Walkthrough service will be available, but the application and documents must be submitted in advance. There will be a grace period until Friday, January 31, 2020, for applications not submitted electronically.
Steps to submit an application electronically:
The City of Tucson is hosting two community input events to provide information and receive community input on Roger Road Pedestrian Safety and Walkability, a Proposition 407-funded project.
The first is tomorrow, Nov. 19, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. The second is Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the northwest corner of Roger Road and Fairview Avenue.
Northbound Stone Avenue, at the intersection of Fifth Street, will be reduced to one through-travel lane on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. On Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., southbound Stone Avenue, at the intersection of Fifth Street, will be reduced to one through-travel lane. All turn movements will be maintained.
Join the next Thrive in the 05 Business Forum "Change Agents-Planning Our Business Future Together" tomorrow, Nov. 19, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., Amethyst Room (CC180). Business community members and the Arizona Small Business Development Center will discuss how to be change agents through successful business planning and development in the Oracle/Stone Corridor and Miracle Mile Historic District.
Every Wednesday, the Tucson Audubon Society hosts free field trips at Sweetwater Wetlands, 2511 W. Sweetwater Drive. Birders of all experience levels are welcome to see the variety of species that frequent the facility. Field trips begin at 8 a.m. (through February).