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
Broadway Widening: Comment Deadline, Flash Mob & Council Vote
The Broadway widening project is bumping up against yet another deadline and vote at the Mayor and Council Meeting– this time on April 19. In advance of Tuesday’s vote the … Continue reading
Feral Cats to Broadway Widening: Sh*t’s Going Down at City Council Meeting
Two hot button issues will be voted on Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Tucson City Council meeting and study session: widening Broadway Blvd. and approving the feral cat spay/neuter policy, … Continue reading
Feb 19 City Council Meetings: Bus Fare Hike, Ronstadt Transit Center Redevelopment
At the Feb. 19 study session and evening meeting, the Tucson City Council will consider two issues that could greatly affect bus service in our town. During the study session, … Continue reading
Ronstadt Center Re-Development: When Is a Public Process Not Public?
More than 90 days have passed since the Tucson City Council voted to begin a 60-90 day public comment period to gather information and ideas related to the proposed re-development … Continue reading
Our society must move beyond violence against women
This week the story of domestic violence charges against former Mexican American Studies (MAS) Director Sean Arce bubbled up on the Arizona Daily Independent (ADI) blog and on Facebook, where discussions … Continue reading
Tucson City Council Votes to Abolish Corporate Personhood (video)
The US Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United and proclaimed that corporations are people, they have the right to free speech, and, by the way, money equals speech. That was … Continue reading