November 19, 2:58 pm
Unofficial election results from the Pima County Elections Department indicate the passage of Proposition 409, the bond package to improve the condition of City of Tucson streets. The approval of the bond package will result in $100 million being spent to repair and resurface City streets over the next five years. The road work will be carried out entirely by private contractors and begin in the second half of 2013. Residents can expect to see a variety of treatments being applied to City streets as part of the new pavement preservation program.
November 15, 2:02 pm
Downtown Tucson will be the host of the annual El Tour de Tucson start/finish line. This event encompasses the entire region with a 111-mile bicycle ride/race with an anticipated participation of 8000-9000 riders.
November 14, 8:50 am
The City of Tucson today announced that IBM has selected it to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant for 2013. The grant provides Tucson with access to some of IBM's top experts who will analyze and recommend ways Tucson Water can better use existing data to serve its customers efficiently and effectively.
November 8, 7:23 am
"Jasiri," a young male reticulated giraffe who arrived from Indianapolis Zoo in mid October, will be exploring his new habitat tomorrow morning starting at 9 a.m.
November 6, 11:24 am
November 2, 2:02 pm
Downtown Tucson will be the host of the annual All Souls Procession this weekend.
November 1, 7:52 am
Beginning Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 6 a.m., the intersection of Congress Street and Stone Avenue will be closed to motorists to allow Sun Link Tucson Streetcar construction crews to complete critical utility work through the intersection.
October 22, 2:11 pm
The Tucson City Court applied for and was awarded two federal grants totaling $1,180,899 over three years.
October 19, 8:06 am
October 4, 8:03 am
On Tuesday, September 19, 2012, the Tucson Mayor and City Council approved the scheduling of a Public Hearing regarding the adoption of the proposed Unified Development Code (UDC) which is the result of the Land Use Code (LUC) Simplification Project. The public hearing and consideration of the UDC are scheduled for October 9, 2012.
The LUC Simplification Project was initiated to address community concerns about the complexity and ambiguity of the existing Land Use Code. The resulting UDC document: