Testing of the Tucson Modern Streetcar tracks is slated to start in mid-September, according to Tucson city officials.
The city is trying to reach out to residents and instruct them on how to cautiously share the road with streetcars, said Shellie Ginn, the streetcar program manager.
“We are conducting a safety campaign that is targeted towards all users of the roadway to (including) bicycles, pedestrians, cars, and those who have difficulty getting around including like (people) in wheelchairs (and) folks with strollers."
The city has created a webpage, brochure and three video public service announcements telling commuters to be aware of the electric streetcars.
The brochures and videos are available in both English and Spanish.
Ginn said the city is also putting messages out on its social media accounts.