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Wed, Dec 23, 2015

College Football Playoff Service

Valley Metro Rail will provide enhanced service for the College Football Playoff National Championship festivities and the Championship Campus, presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community. On game day, Valley Metro will offer enhanced bus service on Routes 60 and 70 to the University of Phoenix Stadium area in Glendale.

Added Rail Service, January 8-10

Valley Metro Rail will offer extended hours until 2 a.m. on January 8-10 to support additional demand and late-night festivities. Service will operate at regular frequency, between 12-20 minutes, depending upon time of day. In downtown Phoenix, passengers will board and de-board from certain stations:

Boarding only stations:

  • Central Avenue/Washington (westbound)
  • 3rd Street/Jefferson (eastbound)

  • De-boarding only stations:

  • 3rd Street/Washington (westbound)
  • 1st Avenue/Jefferson (eastbound)

  • In addition to enhanced service, Valley Metro ambassadors will assist riders at key stations and park-and-rides.

    Bus Service on Game Day, January 11

    On January 11, Routes 60 and 70 will be extended until approximately 11:30 p.m. to provide a connection to the University of Phoenix Stadium for the College Football Playoff National Championship game. Light rail service will match the extended bus hours.

    Downtown Phoenix Bus Routes, January 4-13

    From January 4-13, certain downtown Phoenix bus service will be re-routed around Championship Campus presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community. Added traffic may cause delays; however, bus stop locations and route frequencies remain unchanged. Valley Metro recommends planning ahead and allowing extra time to get to your destination.

    Stay Connected

    Build a game plan at valleymetro.org/azchampgame. Follow Valley Metro on Facebook and Twitter, #vmservice and #AZChampGame, for ongoing transit information during the College Football Playoff National Championship.

     




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