Why Can’t the Ronstadt Center Be an Open-Air Transit & Community Space?
Do you remember the controversy surrounding redevelopment of the Ronstadt Transit Center? Back in 2013-2014, developers were making a play to redevelopment the Ronstadt Transit Center. They had pitched redevelopment of the … Continue reading
Housing & Gentrification: What Is the Path Forward?
Nearly 400 people packed the El Rio auditorium on June 22 to hear the seven Democrats who running for Mayor and the Ward 1 City Council seat talk about housing … Continue reading
Watch the Gentrification & Affordable Housing Forum with Mayor & Council Candidates (video)
Nearly 400 people packed into the El Rio Neighborhood Center to hear the Mayor and Council Candidate Forum on Gentrification and Affordable Housing on Saturday, June 22. This was an … Continue reading
Broadway Widening… Again! How Many Times Do the People Have to Say ‘NO!’
Remember all of those public meetings in which the citizens of Tucson said they don’t want Broadway Blvd turned into a massive eight-lane highway? Or how many times we said … Continue reading
$10.75/hour Median Wage? It’s Time to Break the Low-Wage Cycle in Tucson (video)
Last Wednesday was Women’s Equality Day, in commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in 1920. In commemoration, the Tucson Weekly’s Maria Ines Taracena … Continue reading
#TBT: Remembering the Day Tucson Launched SunLinks (video)
This weekend Tucson is celebrating the launch of the SunLinks modern street car in July 2014. Hundreds of Tucsonans stood in the sweltering summer sun to watch politicians, the UA … Continue reading
June 9 City Council Meeting: Broadway Coalition Redux #10? (I’ve Lost Count)
How wide should Broadway Blvd. be between the Snake Bridge and Country Club Rd? This seems like a never-ending question, but today– June 9– is a big day. Today, the … Continue reading