Each year, approximately 60 local teenagers are accepted into Reid Park Zoo's Teen Volunteer Program, with the goal of educating the public. In the Tucson 12 video below, follow Christina Bryant, a volunteer since 2014, as she shows what the program has to offer.
Starting Monday, March 18, at about 10 a.m., Valencia Road east of Kolb Road will be closed to travel for approximately four months. The closure will allow work crews to reconstruct the section of Valencia from Kolb east to the newly constructed southeast ramp.
Thanks to Proposition 101, now known as Tucson Delivers, the Tucson Fire Department has received four new ambulances and soon will begin design plans for a complete rebuild of Station 9. Learn more by watching the Tucson 12 video below.
Enjoy three hours of free time without your children on Friday, March 15, 4:30-7:45 p.m., while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. The event will be held at Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. The cost per child (ages 5-11 only) is $4.
The City of Tucson is hiring three lead planners for its Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD). Lead planners help the public by providing information on zoning and land use issues, preparing maps and other digital information, and communicating case information updates to related parties.
On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the traffic signals at the Stone Avenue and Limberlost Drive intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
VALENCIA ROAD - WILMOT ROAD TO KOLB ROAD
VALENCIA ROAD CLOSURE
On Monday, March 18, 2019, at about 10 a.m., Valencia Road east of Kolb Road will be closed to travel for approximately four months. The closure will allow work crews to reconstruct the section of Valencia Road from Kolb Road east to the newly constructed southeast ramp.
The public is invited to participate in a City of Tucson public meeting to discuss community needs that can be addressed with annual entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The meeting will be held tomorrow, March 12, from 3-4:30 p.m., at the Sentinel Building, 320 N. Commerce Park Loop.
A strong downtown is critical for a successful city and region. Downtowns, with their relatively small share of land mass, provide significant economic and community impacts and multiple benefits.
As many of you read in the Star, we worked on some regulations for dockless scooters. These are motorized scooters that can be rented for short trips. I got to use them on a trip to Southern California last year. Not only were they convenient, but riding one meant I wasn’t using a car, gasoline or taking up a parking space.