FREE STREETCAR RIDES ON SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Ride Sun Link and Shop Local in Tucson Districts TUCSON, Ariz. – Holiday shoppers can take part in Small Business Saturday, just after Thanksgiving, and ride the Sun Link Streetcar for free all day Saturday, November 25th , starting at 8 a.m. Sponsors of the free Sun Link rides are Main Gate Square, Fourth Avenue Merchants Association, Downtown Tucson Partnership, Local First Arizona, and Rio Nuevo.
Key figures from the University of Arizona rode the Sun Link Streetcar on Thursday, August 20, 2015 to promote the upcoming Arizona Athletics seasons. Watch them enjoy the ride.
Anna Bjornsen proudly became Sun Link's one millionth passenger on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Anna was greeted by City Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Sun Link dignitaries as she boarded streetcar 104. Read more.
Discussions centered around downtown are optimistic as experts talk about growth, development and the positive impact the modern streetcar has had. read more.
With more than 4,000 people enjoying the ride per day Sun Link is exceeding ridership projections. Click to learn more.
The Downtown Tucson Partnership's current estimate for combined public and private investment in the downtown/Sun Link corridor is $900 million + -- an estimate that may be higher with investments from other Sun Link area districts added to the list.
From the Federal Transportation Administration's Fast Lane Blog.
Video of AZ Daily Star Reporter, Tom Beal, on the inaugural run of the Sun Link Tucson Streetcar.