Water Pipeline Repair Will Affect Traffic on Parts of Columbus Boulevard

Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians are asked to use additional caution and be prepared for delays and detours when traveling on or near Columbus Boulevard, from 29th Street to Blacklidge Drive.

Repair work began today on a 54” Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipeline (PCCP) that runs under the roadway. The work is scheduled to take about a month, and water service to customers will not be affected during the work. No complete road closures are expected, but there will be lane restrictions.

Tucson's Property Research Website Improved

The City of Tucson's one-stop shop for development-related property information has a new look and a new URL. The new site for Property Research Online (PRO) went online today and brings a modern look and improved performance to make entering search criteria easier and more intuitive. Queries that might have taken more than 20 seconds previously will now be returned much faster.

Gun Destruction Arguments Heard Today

Attorneys for the City of Tucson went before the Arizona Supreme Court today in a bid to void a state law that seeks to punish the city for its gun destruction policy. City officials contend the Arizona Legislature has no right to tell a charter city that it has to sell guns that are seized or surrendered instead of destroying them.

Tucson Police Chief: Immigration Status No Barrier in Protecting Residents

Police Chief Chris Magnus says the Tucson Police Department (TPD) has been put in a challenging position, working to maintain strong relationships with both documented and undocumented residents in our immigrant/refugee communities.

In a guest opinion in today's Arizona Daily Star print edition, Magnus says the community prides itself on how residents work together to make Tucson safe, culturally diverse, and economically vibrant.

Sun Tran Spring Schedules Available Now

New Sun Tran bus routes and schedules are now available online.

By March 5, the Ride Guide will be available at approximately 300 locations, such as public libraries, major malls, and pass sales outlets throughout Tucson.

Many routes have weekday schedule adjustments to improve on-time performance. A number of routes also have weekend adjustments. See individual route schedules for details.

Two Airlines Updating Tucson Schedules

United Airlines and Aeromar unveiled schedule changes yesterday that will affect their flights at Tucson International Airport.

After two years of seasonal service, United will keep its flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport year-round starting this summer. United is revitalizing its route network with more destinations, more flights, and more convenient connections for customers in both domestic and international markets.

Zoo Hosts Fit Fest This Weekend

Try a variety of fitness formats, get a wellness check, and visit health-related vendors at the annual Zoo Fit Fest. The event will be held this Saturday from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Licensed and certified fitness instructors from around the state will showcase PiYo®, Pound, Turbo Kick®, Boot Camp, Silver Sneakers, Insanity®, Zumba®, and Yoga.

This multi-dimensional fitness event will feature something for every age and fitness level. The Zoofari Cafe will be open for food and drink.