Wednesday, March 20, 2013 4:00 am
“Regional collaboration is what happens when you think outside the box…By creating and taking advantage of opportunities for partnership, we have learned to extend our resources while redefining success and financial stability.”
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:00 am
On February 13, 2012, the Town of Oro Valley, in partnership with the Regional Transportation Authority of Pima County (RTA), launched the Sun Shuttle Dial-A-Ride transit service. This new service integrated the Town’s Coyote Run senior transit service, Handicar paratransit service and the RTA Sun Shuttle circulator service into a single, expanded service that provides mobility to more individuals in the Oro Valley area.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 3:00 am
More people than ever are riding two wheels to work, according
to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Between 2009 and 2010,
Tucson saw its largest annual increase in ridership and more
cyclists than ever on the roads.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:00 pm
A popular Oro Valley transit service has been
spared a raft of cutbacks that would have left many disabled and
elderly residents with few transportation choices.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:00 pm
A Sun Shuttle circulator bus route covering
much of residential Oro Valley is proposed for elimination because
of low ridership, according to a spokeswoman for operator Sun
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:00 pm
There'll be some 30 cyclists with ties to Sanofi-aventis who'll
pedal in El Tour de Tucson on Nov. 21.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 11:00 pm
Ridership on new Sun Shuttle circulator buses in the Northwest
"is catching on" along some routes, and lagging on others,
according to Regional Transportation Authority officials.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Sun Shuttle driver John Rodgers waits for riders at the Dove Mountain shopping center near Dove Mountain Boulevard and Tangerine Road. Rodgers' route goes from Ina and Thornydale roads to Dove Mountain and back six times per day during the week.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 11:00 pm
Letters to the editor published in the July 1, 2009, edition of
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:00 am
A new, $1.442 million park-and-ride facility was dedicated in
the chill Monday morning in Oro Valley’s Rancho Vistoso.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:00 am
Regional transportation provider Sun Tran this week started two
new service routes to and from Oro Valley on Monday.
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 11:00 pm
In response to Pima County’s request that Marana chip in for bus
service, town officials have offered $25,777 to help fund the
area’s three express routes.