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Ariz.'s Sun Tran labor strike hits historic mark

Management is working with a federal mediator to schedule a meeting with the union, while only eight routes are operating and the agency offered no weekend service.The strike began August 6, which makes it the longest strike in recent history.

Ariz.'s Sun Van adds 35 paratransit vehicles

Purchased with funding from the Federal Transportation Administration and the City of Tucson, Sun Van received 35 cutaway vehicles built by Glaval at a cost of $90,000 per vehicle.

Tucson's Sun Tran unveils new CNG bus fleet

The new Gillig buses are low-floor, offering ramps and kneeling features for the convenient boarding of passengers with disabilities, as well as an on-board camera system for added passenger safety.

2013 Women In Transportation: Kate Riley

Born in Seattle into a fairly large family, Kate Riley had hopes of moving to Arizona to become a nurse. Instead, her father persuaded her to take management courses at a local college.

Sun Van kills increased paratransit fare proposal

The decision was preceded by an hour of heart-wrenching testimony from parents of disabled children, advocates from local nonprofits and low-income senior citizens dependent on the paratransit service.

Sun Tran Adds Hybrids, Taps Biodiesel

Currently three-quarters of Sun Tran’s fleet exclusively utilizes biodiesel fuel, which is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats or recycled restaurant greases.