Environment


Report hails Tucson’s excellence in food diversity, access

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UA News “‘I’m very pleased to see how much attention Tucson has gotten for the diversity and quality of our food system. Equally important is our commitment to increasing food security for all Tucsonans,’ said Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, who submitted the application to receive the [UNESCO] designation.” Read more…

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Tucson adding bike share to transit options

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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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Self driving vehicles headed for local roads

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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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Tucson City Council action on climate won’t come fast

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Arizona Daily Star “Rothschild wants TEP to build a planned, 100-megawatt solar installation and a 30-megawatt solar storage system on city land. He would like to use “performance contracts” to build new solar energy and energy-efficiency projects for city buildings and other facilities that would allow the city to borrow money for the projects’ up-fronts […]

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