The City of Tucson's Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) recently hosted a Virtual Recycling Q&A on May 12. Residents were able to ask recycling questions in real time. EGSD plans to host more virtual live events in the future, but anyone who missed the live Q&A can watch the archived recording on the department's Facebook page.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the winners of its eighth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge and UArizona was awarded 2nd place in the Master Plan Category for its “Against the Grain” project. The university's project involved enhancing flood protection through bioretention facilities with native plants and trees and using stormwater runoff as a water resource.
On Monday, June 1, 2020, from approximately 3:30 a.m. to about 5:30 a.m., eastbound and westbound Broadway will be temporarily closed to travel at Highland Avenue, which is five blocks west of Campbell Avenue.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council will meet today, May 27, in a Special Study Session to discuss draft agreements for grants from the City of Tucson's We Are One/Somos Uno Tucson Resiliency Fund, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, YWCA Southern Arizona, and Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona. Mayor and Council will also discuss the strategy for spending CARES Act funding, as well as numerous other items.
The National Weather Service has issued an Extreme Heat Warning for today through Sunday at 8 p.m. Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures could peak between 104 and 110 on Friday, lowering slightly to between 103 and 108 on Saturday and Sunday in Tucson and surrounding areas.
As the weather heats up, be sure to take into account the safety tips outlined in the video below.
A virtual forum for students to voice their concerns for next school year during the COVID-19 pandemic is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, from 3-4:30 p.m.
Join the team from Tucson Parks and Recreation for a swim lesson to teach your child how to do the freestyle. From body position, to arm movement, to leg action, your child will be swimming like a pro in no time.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility presents two opportunities to participate in a virtual town hall for Move Tucson: Delivering Mobility Choices, a long-range transportation master plan in both Spanish and in bilingual format. Move Tucson is a year-long planning process that will create a mobility blueprint for the City’s future and identify Tucson’s transportation investment priorities for the next 20-plus years.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council will meet tomorrow, May 27, in a Special Study Session to discuss draft agreements for grants from the We Are One/Somos Uno Tucson Resiliency Direct Loan Program, managed by the Business Development Finance Corporation (BDFC). The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. tonight, May 26.
The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) Clean Air Program has issued issuing an Air Pollution Advisory for today, May 26, due to the potential for elevated levels of ground-level ozone air pollution in the Tucson area. People who are sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing, and breathing discomfort.
The Pima County Justice Court will hold an Eviction Prevention Resource Fair on Thursday, May 28, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Those attending can learn more about resources for rental assistance, eviction delays, legal assistance, jobs, pets, and more. Bilingual assistance will be available. Agencies ready to help will be present.
The Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility invites you to attend a virtual town hall for Move Tucson, a long-range transportation master plan, on Thursday, May 28. There are two opportunities, either for call-in or through Microsoft Teams.
A forum for Spanish speakers will be held at noon, and a bilingual forum will be held at 6 p.m. Hear from the Move Tucson team, ask questions, and learn more about the year-long planning process.
A LendingTree analysis of Google search data reveals the 10 cities with the largest spikes in online home sales. Tucson received the largest percentage increase in Google searches for “homes for sale” with a 164.71% increase by the end of April.
LendingTree believes Americans are resuming their house hunting online after taking a pause during the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak. Low interest rates and the anticipation that there may be fewer buyers appear to be driving renewed interest in the housing market.