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December 8, 2017

City golf course budget numbers complicated by needed $25M in capital projects

Arizona Daily Star “The city’s five golf courses were profitable last fiscal year — at least on paper — as city officials continue to look at plans that could reduce the number of courses because of declining usage.” Read more…

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December 6, 2017

Tucson airport marks completion of ‘iconic’ solar array

Arizona Daily Star “The solar array will offset upwards of 50 percent of energy needs for Tucson International Airport’s terminal.” Read more…

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November 7, 2017

Community donations help fund Tucson’s largest mural

Tucson News Now “The painting is more than 4,000 square feet in size. It’s painted on the wall of the Epic Rides building on the corner of Stone and 6th.” Read more…

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November 2, 2017

Tucson adding bike share to transit options

Arizona Public Media “For anyone commuting to work downtown, heading to class at the university or exploring Tucson as a visitor, the city is adding a bike-share program to expand transit options.” Read more…

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October 20, 2017

Mayors of Columbus, Richmond, Salt Lake City and Tucson selected as 2018 class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows

PR Newswire “Mayors Andrew Ginther, Levar Stoney, Jackie Biskupski and Jonathan Rothschild will lead teams from their respective cities who will receive technical assistance on a local land use challenge from NLC, ULI and their peers from the other fellowship cities.” Read more…

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October 19, 2017

Self driving vehicles headed for local roads

KGUN “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wants Tucson to be ready to develop and use self driving tech. ‘I think Tucson’s perfectly positioned both to be a place where the companies come to create the technology and then to implement it.’” Read more…

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October 13, 2017

Downtown street named one of five great streets in America

KGUN “Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and City Council Member Steve Kozachik accepted an award naming Congress Street as one of five great streets on the American Planning Association’s Great Places in America list at a City of Tucson news conference today.” Read more…

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October 11, 2017

Tucson to annex 652 acres—largest in recent history—on southeast side

Arizona Daily Star “The Tucson City Council has signed off on the largest residential annexation in recent history, bringing in about 652 acres on the southeast side into the city limits.” Read more…

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October 6, 2017

Revitalized Congress Street gets national recognition

Arizona Daily Star “Congress Street in downtown Tucson was honored this week as one of five ‘Great Streets’ by the American Planning Association.” Read more…

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September 26, 2017

Second Chance re-entry job & resource fair event

KVOA “‘People who find employment after incarceration are much less likely to re-offend and much less likely to fall into poverty,’ said Mayor Rothschild. ‘I’m very grateful to our local employers who are willing to give these folks a second chance.’” Read more…

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