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
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
Will the Tucson City Council Throw the Bus Riders Under the Bus?
With pressure from developers and the budget, the Tucson City Council once again is considering decisions which would reduce– or at least hinder– bus transportation. Today, Tuesday, May 7, at … Continue reading
Ronstadt Transit Center: City, Developers Ponder Proverbial Political Football (video)
Anyone who has lived in Tucson long enough knows that the vitality of downtown has ebbed and flowed with the winds of politics and the fortunes of capitalism. Thanks to … 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