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Ride Sun Link streetcar for free on October 13, 2018

Sun Link modern streetcar, courtesy of Donovan Dean Durband


Ride Sun Link for free to Tucson events

 TUCSON, Ariz. – “Tucsonans and visitors can ride the Sun Link streetcar for free all day on Saturday, October 13th, starting at 8 a.m. The streetcar provides convenient travel to several events taking place in Downtown Tucson over the weekend, including Tucson Meet Yourself, TENWEST, and 2nd Saturday.

Event attendees can park along the route, then board Sun Link for free and ride to any of the 23 streetcar destinations.

Streetcar service ends at 2 a.m. on Saturday. (Actually this means early Sunday morning.)

Sun Link connects riders to five of Tucson’s most popular and unique districts along its 3.9-mile route: the University of Arizona, Main Gate Square, 4th Avenue, Downtown and Mercado San Agustin.

For additional information on Sun Link, visit www.sunlinkstreetcar.com or call the Customer Service Center at (520) 792-9222 (for persons with hearing and speech impairments, call TDD: 520-628-1565).”

Contact: Pat Richter

Director of Marketing & Communications

(520) 206-8810; (520) 237-5905 (cell)



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Amanda Valenzuela

Marketing & Communications Specialist



3920 N. Sun Tran Blvd

Tucson, AZ 85705

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Sun Link streetcar celebrating 4th anniversary on July 28


Sun Link modern streetcar in downtown Tucson, courtesy of Donovan Dean Durband


Celebrate with free rides and concert series on the streetcar and in districts

TUCSON, Ariz. – “Sun Link invites the community to celebrate its fourth anniversary on Saturday, July 28th with free rides from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. The free rides are sponsored by Main Gate Square and Rio Nuevo. Sun Link will also celebrate its anniversary with live performances onboard the streetcar. Live performances on the Sun Link streetcar include:

  • Nothing More – Performance begins at 2:00 p.m.
    • Board at the westbound stop on 6th Ave/Congress St.
  • Alien Atmosphere – Performance begins at 5:00 p.m.
    • Board at the Main Gate Square stop on Tyndall Ave/University Blvd.
  • Jimmy Carr & the Awkward Moments – Performance begins at 6:00 p.m.
    • Board at the Mercado San Agustín stop on Avenida del Convento/Congress
  • Brook Sample – Performance begins at 8:30 p.m.
    • Board at the Main Gate Square stop on Tyndall Ave/University Blvd.

Following their performances on the streetcar, Jimmy Carr & the Awkward Moments and Brook Sample will exit the streetcar at Tyndall Ave/University Blvd. and play free concerts at Gentle Ben’s.

Follow Sun Link on Twitter and Facebook for updates on the performances. To locate the streetcar that will host the performances, download the Tucson Streetcar Tracker app.

Spend the day enjoying more than 150 shops and 100 restaurants throughout five of Tucson’s most popular and unique districts: the University of Arizona, Main Gate Square, 4th Avenue, Downtown and Mercado San Agustín.

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Mercado San Agustin Block Party on May 4/5/6

Mercado San Agustin and its Annex is located west of I-10, at 100 S. Avenida del Convento, south of Congress St.  Free & open to the public all weekend.

It’s also the last stop of the Sun Link Streetcar, at its West End over the Gutierrez bridge on Cushing  St.

Info: http://mercadosanagustin.com/

The Pueblo Express to Santa & Holiday Bash

This is Tucson’s answer to The Polar Express, from Mercado San Agustin (out west of the I-10) into downtown, up 4th Avenue to Main Gate Square, just west of the UA. What fun with music (and elves) on board, and Santa at the end of the line. And I know that particular Santa, as I served with him on the ACLU of Arizona. Yes, even Santa cares about civil rights.


Free Sun Link rides all day on 2nd anniversary


The almost 4 miles Sun Link modern streetcar started operations in Tucson on July 25, 2014. Ride it for free on July 23, from Mercado San Agustin to the University of Arizona, with stops downtown, the 4th Avenue shopping district, Main Gate Square.  It’s also a very cool (air conditioned) ride.

Updates on their FB page:https://www.facebook.com/TucsonStreetcar/?fref=ts

Free rides all day on Sun Link streetcar on Nov. 28


Shop all day riding free on  Sun Link on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, courtesy of Tucson Medical Center. Here’s your chance to ride for free.

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