Riders and Walkers, primarily for 2nd-4th graders, is a fun and engaging 60-minute presentation addressing the benefits and basic safety issues of biking and walking. Students follow along with a Chutes and Ladders-inspired game featuring famous Tucson landmarks, as characters Sofia and Santiago bike and walk to school.
Dear Planning and Development Services Customers:
In responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, PDSD made a rapid and unexpected transition to offsite and fully digital operations. This major shift in both location and business operations was temporarily disruptive and caused delays in responding to customer inquiries, processing development applications and responding to inspection request.
The City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives recently issued an Addendum to the Economic & Workforce Development and Special Events Applications. Grant applications are now due no later than May 4 at 4 p.m.
The Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility, Ward 1 Council Member Lane Santa Cruz, and Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres invite you to participate in a virtual public meeting tomorrow, April 28, at 3 p.m.
The Rio Nuevo District Board launched a COVID-19 funding assistance program on April 8 and released the funds to struggling small businesses located within the District's boundaries. Rio Nuevo will consider a second round at its meeting tomorrow, April 28.
The best way to fight COVID-19 is with information. The University of Arizona says it wants to know who is sick and where the virus is spreading. To find out the answers to those questions, the school recently launched AZCOVIDTXT, a two-way texting system designed to allow people to voluntarily report on the health status of their households.
When life hands us lemons, it's time to make lemonade. Join 9-year-old Jamie as she shows you the steps she takes to plant her lemon tree. It's not about being stuck at home, it's about being safe at home.
Ward 1 Council Member Lane Santa Cruz, Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres, and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility invite you to attend a virtual public meeting for the South 12th Avenue, Irvington Road to Drexel Road, Transportation and Streetscape Improvement Project. Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), will work on the following days at the listed intersection locations to replace traffic signal heads with upgraded signals to accommodate flashing yellow left turn arrows. Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – Grant Road/Campbell Avenue intersection Thursday, April 30, 2020 – Wilmot Road/Park Place Drive intersection Work at the intersections will take place from about 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
I got some feedback that my newsletters haven’t been very exciting lately. I get that. My staff and I have been trying to play it down the middle with all of you during this crisis, and that sometimes means that these notes to you can be a bit boring, “boilerplate” as one of you said. I’ve had to put aside a few of the issues that excite me the most while our city deals with the crisis, and I’m confining most of my communication with you to just the basic information that we need while we deal with this.
Sun Van and the City of Tucson have partnered with local agencies to provide transportation for individuals to or from homeless shelters during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The assistance is being provided to help several agencies serving the homeless population, but that have no means to transport them.
The FBI is warning that as a result of COVID-19, children will have an increased online presence that puts them at risk. The 50,000 predators online at a given moment will have increased opportunities to take advantage of our children.
Power Over Predators recently announced the release of a new online learning program, offered free through the end of July. Schools, churches, and parents can register and invite their students to take the course at home.
Trees are vital, and they're in the spotlight during Arbor Day today, April 24, and this week's Earth Week. As the biggest plants on the planet, trees help clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and give life to the world's wildlife. They can even add value to your home.