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Valley Metro received local and regional approval in 2009 to move forward with a 3.1-mile light rail extension in central Mesa on Main Street from Sycamore to Mesa Drive including four station locations and a park-and-ride facility.
The Northwest Extension will take light rail service farther north on 19th Avenue to eventually end at the area near Interstate 17 freeway and Dunlap Avenue. The project is split into two phases
Valley Metro received local and regional approval in 2010 to move forward with 2.6-miles of modern streetcar in the Mill Avenue corridor. Planning is underway and the project is scheduled to open in 2016.
The Phoenix West extension will travel westbound from the METRO starter line in downtown Phoenix to the 79th Avenue park-and-ride area.
The Glendale High Capacity/Light Rail Transit Project will travel westbound though Phoenix to the city of Glendale. Planning is underway and the project is scheduled to open in 2026.
The Northeast extension will travel generally along the SR-51 corridor north to Paradise Valley Mall area and is scheduled to open in 2032.
In 2009, METRO, the Mesa City Council and Maricopa Association of Governments approved a Locally Preferred Alternative, to extend light rail on Main Street from Sycamore to Gilbert Road in two phases.
METRO and the City of Phoenix have initiated a 24-month Alternatives Analysis (AA) study of the South Central Phoenix Corridor. An AA evaluates several high-capacity transit options, including light rail, bus rapid transit and modern streetcar, to determine which transit mode and route serves this community best. It is the start of the federal process to eventually apply for funding.