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Aviation Bikeway Bridge Repaired

A plank bridge along the Aviation Bikeway has been repaired with new bridge decking. For several years, bicyclists have advocated for improvements to the wooden bridge near Freedom Park.

Thanks to bridge-specific funding from the Regional Transportation Authority, bicyclists and pedestrians using this popular route will have smoother trips. The Aviation Bikeway is a paved, off-road bike path that runs from Ironhorse Park to the intersection of Escalante and Kolb Roads.

Property Research Online (PRO)

PRO will no longer be "live" effective January 28th, 2016.  It will update twice a day at 12:30 pm and 7:30 pm.  Please be aware when searching PRO some information and recent activity will not be available until the next scheduled update. If you need immediate assistance concerning your inspection or plan review results please contact the Permit Counter at mailto:COTDSDPermits@Tucsonaz.gov or 520-791-5550.

Thank you for your patience.

Repaving Projects

Corona Road – Tucson Boulevard to Country Club Road
Country Club Road – Los Reales Road to Drexel Road

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Corona Road from Tucson Boulevard to Country Club Road. Crews will work at night Monday through Friday, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. During this work at least one travel lane in each direction will be maintained.

Interactive Maps Provide Valuable Information About Tucson

ZoomTucson is an interactive mapping site that allows citizens to find government information and services, such as political representatives, trash and recycling collection schedules, zoning, and school boundaries. ZoomTucson's clean and simple map interface allows users to search by an address or click on a location to display a wealth of information. It's also good for people interested in moving to Tucson.

City of Tucson Tax Workshop This Week

Learn your rights and responsibilities for Transaction Privilege (Sales) Taxation by attending the Tax and License Workshop sponsored by the City of Tucson Finance Department. The contracting workshop will be from 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursday at the Westside Police Service Center, 1310 West Miracle Mile.

Questions will be answered and written materials will be available. Samples of sales tax records, worksheets, and monthly returns will be explained. You should bring a calculator and a pencil to the free workshop.

Registration Underway for Rodeo Camp at Reid Park Zoo

Are you looking for something for your children to do over next month's Rodeo break? Reid Park Zoo is offering a two-day camp (Feb. 25-26) for kids in grades K-5. Participants will be able to enjoy a couple of days visiting the animals behind the scenes, while also taking part in games and activities.

Registration for the fee-based camp is required.

Plant a Tree from Trees for Tucson

Now is a great time to plant a tree in your yard, and Trees for Tucson can help. Trees can be planted year-round in Tucson, as desert trees are frost tolerant. Cool temperatures and moist soil from El Niño weather patterns make planting easier. If you order from Trees for Tucson before the end of February, you will get free delivery to your home, and the cost for three trees is $15 (limit three trees).

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