Tucson

Visit Tucson gives incoming families a guide to the city

 This year, people visiting the University of Arizona for Family Weekend will have one place to look for hotels and places to check out if they go to the event's website. That place is Visit Tucson. Visit Tucson is a website and company that partners with the metro chambers to promote Tucson tourism.  Read more

UA cyclists worry about dangers on road

After a cyclist died early September in Madera Canyon, some cyclists at the University of Arizona are feeling the weight on their shoulders. Some blame the carelessness of motorists, while others blame the infrastructure on campus and throughout Tucson.  Read more

A look at illegal street racing: Going from the streets to the track

According to Tucson Police Department records, the majority of street racing related cases in Tucson have been linked only to speeding. Most have been reasonably above the speed limit but some cases saw drivers exceeding the speed limit by 20 mph or more.  In the past five years there have only been a handful of D.U.I. cases. Only 30 people in the last five years were guilty of being under the influence of alcohol, others under the influence of marijuana.  Of those 30 people, 12 were guilty of DUI with a Blood Alcohol Content of .08 or more, 8 of DUI impaired to the slightest degree, 6 of possessing, selling, transporting or using marijuana, three of possessing, selling, or manufacturing drug paraphernalia, and one minor guilty of driving after drinking.   Read more

Solar cars run on Tucson sun

Around 325 people, including participants, spectators and students gathered for the Solar Technology Showcase at the University of Arizona Tech Park at Rita Ranch on Saturday, July 21. The event showcased some of the nations most tech-savvy high school students involved in solar powered car challenges.     Read more

Sun-powered cars

The Solar Technology Showcase will feature the National Solar Car challenge this Saturday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. held in the UA Tech Park in Tucson, Arizona.  Read more