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Inside the Ride

Discover the places where art and transit meet


Art allows us to cross divides, find common ground and build bridges. It delivers joy yet offers solitude. It’s very personal but can be displayed publicly for all to enjoy. The integration of art into transit is intentional yet unexpected.  Naturally, art can be found in the most typical places: galleries, museums and corporate lobbies. But why is art incorporated into transit facilities such as bus stops and rail stations?


Why Transit Makes Sense When Heading Back to Class

Everything you need to know about transit as the school year begins plus recommendations on hot spots along the light rail line.


A Day in the Life of Your Bus Operator and Reasons a Bus is Late

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on behind the wheel of the bus.

Inside The Ride

Inside the Ride is a new monthly blog published by Valley Metro that gives readers an inside look at transit topics that are important to Valley riders.