This month marks one year since Nelson Hall was named Operations Manager at Sun Link. He has been with the streetcar system since August 2013 and was the first streetcar operator hired in Sun Link history.
The Sun Link streetcar is providing convenient access and free rides to the 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair. Riders onboard the streetcar with other travel plans should be aware of service impacts due to road closures while the event takes place.
Participants can enjoy free public transportation options to and from the event on Sunday, November 6.
Mayra Ramirez is the Sun Tran Training Supervisor and a key reason new hire coach operators receive their CDL.
The virtual meeting on October 19 at 5:30 p.m. will allow participants a chance share their thoughts on how the service could be improved and highlight what is going well.
To reach the goals of reducing emissions and improving air quality throughout Tucson, Sun Tran has undertaken a number of sustainability initiatives such as using alternative fuel vehicles and retrofitting facilities.
Sun Shuttle is expanding its services and will soon provide public transportation to the Picture Rocks area for the first time. A one-year pilot program will launch October 24.
Electric fleet funding is headed to Tucson. The grant will be used to purchase 19 electric vehicles and ten charging stations.
Sun Van driver by day, John Spicker spends his off time at the swimming pool. He has earned the nickname “Aquaman” for his skills in the water.
The benefits of this hard working team may go unnoticed by the public, but the parts department is an example of what it takes behind the scenes to keep Sun Tran moving forward.