Tucson Water is offering its customers free home water conservation materials. You can choose a low-flow shower head, a five-minute shower timer, a toilet tank bag, toilet leak detection tablets, and bathroom faucet aerators. There is a limit of one order per household, and the offer is only valid for Tucson Water customers while supplies last. Please select only the items you and your family can use and are willing to install.
Reid Park Zoo’s annual Summer Safari Saturday Nights program runs 6-8 p.m. every Saturday until Aug. 17. Enjoy the Zoo during cooler evening temperatures with added fun, including live music from local bands, games, inflatables, food and drink specials, face painting, glitter tattoos, animal encounters, zookeeper chats, and themed evenings.
Safely dispose of any paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items that are sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open tomorrow, Aug. 3, 8 a.m.-noon, for it household hazardous waste collection.
The City of Tucson is hiring a principal planner to work in its Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD). This position will have oversight of special districts designed to promote transit-oriented development, infill development, and protect historic resources.
Tomorrow, Aug. 1, is the first day of classes for the new school year in the Tucson Unified School District, and that means plenty of children and traffic on the streets each morning and afternoon. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) reminds motorists to be extra careful on their commutes and to obey the 15 mph speed limit in school zones.
Learn more about back-to-school safety and how to avoid getting a traffic ticket in a TPD Facebook video.
The first group of roadway improvement projects related to the Tucson Delivers: Better Streets program is complete. These projects included reconstructing and repaving four sections of roadway on the west side of Tucson: Starr Pass Boulevard (Lost Starr Drive to Calle Camino Santiago), La Cholla Boulevard (Starr Pass Boulevard to Ajo Way), Congress Street (Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue), and Speedway Boulevard (Painted Hills Road to Greasewood Road).
Tucson Water’s Single Family Residential Clothes Washer Program will rebate customers $200 when they purchase a high-efficiency clothes washer based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) residential clothes washer specifications. These clothes washers save water and energy.
Pima Animal Care Center encourages those with extra time to consider volunteering. Help is needed with laundry, dishes, clerical duties, walking dogs, and more. Follow the Pet Connection video link below for more information.
The City of Tucson is seeking a survey crew chief to direct and supervise a land surveying field crew in the Transportation Department. A crew chief makes skilled technical surveying decisions by using engineering construction plans and reading legal descriptions for real property. This includes collecting preliminary data for right-of-way and drainage determinations.
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) hosts a website with updates on 35 projects that are in progress within member jurisdictions. The projects are referenced with the original ballot number from the voter-approved RTA special taxing district.
More than 840 roadway projects have been completed since its implementation. Some of the projects may also have received local, state, regional, or federal funding. The 20-year RTA plan is funded through June 30, 2026.
The City of Tucson is hiring an electrician to work in the Transportation department. An electrician maintains, repairs, inspects, and installs electrical street lighting and traffic signal equipment. This includes responding to situations in which traffic signal or streetlight equipment has been damaged and working in or near vehicle and pedestrian traffic at all hours and in all weather conditions.