My office has heard a lot of concerns about the planned Reid Park Zoo expansion. The expansion was initially approved by voters in 2017 when there was a ballot issue approving a new one-tenth of one cent sales tax to fund zoo operations. That led to a management agreement between the City and the Tucson Zoological Society the following year.
On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to replace a traffic signal pole at the northwest corner of the Golf Links Road and Wilmot Road intersection.
The work is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the same day. During this work, travel lane restrictions will be in place for westbound through traffic on Golf Links Road.
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Topics in this issue:
· Vaccine Update
· Glass Recycle Relocation
· Harvest Dispensary
· Free Speech and COVID
· People, Communities, and Homes Investment Plan (P-CHIP) Application
Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility have begun work on the Downtown Links project.
Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians should anticipate intermittent lane restrictions throughout the limits of the project in addition to the following upcoming work:
Since my last newsletter, 181 Pima County residents have died of COVID-19. One of them was an educator and reserve police officer, Rubén Cajigas.
CAID Industries Inc., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), is scheduled to install a replacement art sculpture on Kino Parkway at the 22nd Street grade-separated intersection.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL POLE REPLACEMENT
GOLF LINKS ROAD AND WILMOT ROAD INTERSECTION
On Thursday, January 28, 2021, Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), is scheduled to replace a traffic signal pole at the northwest corner of the Golf Links Road and Wilmot Road intersection.
The Ward 4 Office of Councilwoman Nikki Lee needs to fill multiple Board, Committee, and Commission seats. If you are interested in applying to one of the openings, please email your resume along with your name, home address, phone number, email, and why you are interested in serving, to email@example.com. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so apply today!
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning neighborhood traffic safety improvements on a 4.5-mile-long section of Blacklidge Drive from Oracle Road to Columbus Boulevard at McCormick Park. This project will connect five parks and four schools. The Blacklidge Bicycle Boulevard is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will calm traffic on neighborhood streets and expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.
City of Tucson, Housing and Community Development Call for Projects outlines funding available to advance the goals of the P-CHIP.
It is also the process by which the City of Tucson accepts, reviews, and recommends applications for funding for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
The Tucson Mayor and City Council determine final funding allocations.
The Call for Projects covers the following funding sources:
My office has been getting a lot of inquiries about when vaccines will be available. The short answer is that it has been changing daily.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it has awarded the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) $600,000 to develop operational solutions that address challenges faced by public transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are from FTA’s Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program, which supports exposure mitigation, contactless payment and strengthening rider confidence on public transit.