City News

Thrive in the 05 Quarterly Public Meeting This Week

The public is invited to attend the Thrive in the 05 quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College (PCC) Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., Amethyst Room. There will be an update on the project and information about how to get involved to shape change and build community in the Oracle Road area.

Spanish interpretation and refreshments will be provided, as well as activities for children. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP.

Register for Spring Classes at Tucson Parks and Recreation

Registration is open for spring classes at Tucson Parks and Recreation. Classes include health and fitness, digital photography skills, pottery and ceramics pieces, and more. The deadline to register for spring session 1 is Jan. 6.

Read the Activity Guide for more information. For questions, please contact Registration Services at (520) 791-4877.

Operation Freeze

Beginning at approximately 2 p.m. today, crews from the City of Tucson Transportation Department Streets Maintenance Division will initiate Operation Freeze in preparation of freezing overnight temperatures. Operation Freeze is put into place to make sure City bridge decks are free of ice and safe for motorists to drive over. 

Downtown Links Traffic Alert - 12/13

Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, continue pre-construction field activities which are scheduled to continue through the end of December 2019. The traveling public will see equipment, work crews and short-term traffic control during this work which includes; surface, subsurface, geotechnical, environmental and survey verifications. The traveling public should anticipate the following traffic closures:

City Bond Ratings and Outlook Upgraded

The City of Tucson recently received this year’s bond ratings reports from Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings. Both agencies upgraded the City’s financial credit profile, with Fitch upgrading the Rating Outlook from “Stable” to “Positive” and Standard & Poor’s upgrading all evaluated categories of General Obligation Bonds and Certificates of Participation.


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