Take advantage of Tucson transit for this weekend's events

This weekend Tucsonans can ride Sun Tran or the Sun Link streetcar to Tucson Meet Yourself, 2nd Saturdays, Pride on Parade or the University of Arizona (UA) vs. University of Southern California football game. 

 

  • Tucson Meet Yourself: Friday, October 10. Kicks off at 11 am at Jacome Plaza & El Presidio Park – short walk from the Church Avenue streetcar stop.
  • Pride Parade: Saturday, October 11. Begins at 6 pm on 4th Avenue.
  • 2nd Saturdays: Saturday, October 11, 6:30 pm. Located Downtown on Congress Street.
  • UA Football Game: Saturday, October 11, 7:30 pm – also UA Family Weekend.  

Park, dine and ride the Sun Link streetcar to attend this weekend’s events. Parking is free at more than 1,200 metered street spaces after 5 p.m. Friday through the weekend. Sun Link riders are encouraged to purchase a SunGO 1-Day Ticket before an event to help avoid wait times. The 1-Day Ticket can be purchased for $4 at any one of the streetcar stops or at the Ronstadt Transit Center downtown. To pay-by-the-ride, riders can purchase a SunGO Card and load cash value online at www.suntran.com, at any sales outlet or at the transit centers. Plan ahead when making online purchases. Cash fares are not accepted once on the streetcar. For a list of sales locations, visit suntran.com/fares_buy.php.

 

For special parking incentives on UA Game Day, park downtown in the Pennington Street Garage, 110 E. Pennington Street, and receive a parking discount when arriving 3 hours before game start time. You can conveniently purchase Sun Link 1-Day Tickets at Pennington Street Garage. Board the streetcar from any one of the 23 stops along the 3.9 mile long route to get to campus. Arizona Stadium is a short walk from the Second Street at Highland Avenue stop. Visit https://www.tucsonaz.gov/park-tucson for more information.

 

Please note, if riding Sun Tran to weekend events, some routes discontinue service prior to events or game ending. Please call customer service or visit suntran.com for trip planning assistance. The following Sun Tran routes serve the downtown area:

Route 1 – Glenn/Swan

 

Route 9 – Grant

Route 2 – Pueblo Gardens

 

Route 10 – Flowing Wells

Route 3 – 6th Street/Wilmot

 

Route 16 – 12th Avenue/Oracle

 

Route 4 – Speedway

 

Route 19 – Stone

 

Route 6 – South Park Avenue/North 1st Avenue

 

Route 21 -  West Congress/Silverbell

 

Route 7 – 22nd Street

 

Route 22 – Grande

 

Route 8 – Broadway/South 6th Avenue

 

Route 23 – Mission

 

 

For passenger convenience, park-and-ride locations are available throughout the community.  Please visit suntran.com/commuter_park.php for a detailed list of locations.

 

The cost to ride Sun Tran is $1.50 one-way for full fare passengers, 50 cents one-way for seniors 65 years and older, Medicare cardholders, disabled persons and low-income individuals with a SunGO ID & Card.  Sun Tran and the Sun Link streetcar accept all SunGO products, which provide easy transfers between the transit systems. Children five years of age and younger ride Sun Tran and Sun Link free with a paying passenger.

 

For more information on weekend events visit:

Tucson Meet Yourself

https://www.tucsonmeetyourself.org

Pride Parade

https://www.tucsonpride.org/

2nd Saturdays

http://www.2ndsaturdaysdowntown.com/

UA Football Game/ Family Weekend

https://familyweekend.arizona.edu/game

UA parking & transportation options:

(520) 626-PARK

arizonawildcats.com/parking

Sun Link Streetcar (purchasing a fare)

www.suntran.com/fares_buy.php

Sun Tran (trip planning assistance)

www.suntran.com

Consult Sun Tran’s Ride Guide

Customer Service Center: (520) 792-9222

Persons w/ Special Needs: (520) 628-1565

Park-and- Ride Locations: www.suntran.com/commuter_park.php

Park Tucson

/park-tucson