Tucson travel: Tucson first impressions; Gas prices

Posted: Updated:

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A group of local businesses, and community organizations are teaming up to give visitors a better first impression of Tucson.

They want to improve the look of the streets leading to the airport.

The group is calling itself "First Impressions" and their first goal will be to raise $50,000 to fix up the medians of Tucson Boulevard to Valencia.

The Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Gas prices continue to fall in Tucson, dropping under $3 in many places.

The average now sits at $3.02 a gallon. That's down 2.2¢ from last week.  Nationally the average price for a gallon of unleaded is $3.28.

The Tucson prices are 16¢ less than a month ago, but still 29¢ more than a year ago.