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Wed, Mar 7, 2012

Events for East Valley Dial-a-Ride Passengers

Phoenix, AZ (March 7, 2012)  Valley Metro is conducting outreach events beginning in March to prepare East Valley Dial-a-Ride customers for the change in vehicles that will be providing service beginning July 1, 2012. The new service will seek to be more efficient utilizing resources from the private sector, while allowing the custom, door-to-door service that these passengers need in their daily travels.
The public is welcome to attend the upcoming events that will feature the new types of vehicles that will be used beginning July 1.

Chandler
March 21, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Guthrie Center, 3200 N. Dobson Road
May 9, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Senior Center, 202 E. Boston

Gilbert
March 14, Noon-1:30 p.m., Senior Center, 130 N. Oak Street
April 3, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Guthrie Center, 854 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 106

Mesa
March 28, 10 a.m.-Noon, Guthrie Center, 6549 E. University
May 8, 10 a.m.-Noon, Senior Center, 7550 E. Adobe
May 11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Senior Center, 247 N. MacDonald

Scottsdale
May 18, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Senior Center, 10440 E. Via Linda

Tempe
April 10, 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Escalante Senior Center, 2150 E. Orange

Tempe Senior Health Expo—Valley Metro will be present with an information table
April 12, 8 a.m.-Noon, Pyle Senior Center, 655 E. Southern Avenue


East Valley Dial-a-Ride allows ADA-eligible passengers to travel between Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe without having to transfer when crossing city and town borders.

Beginning July 1, 2012, the new service will offer greater flexibility with types of vehicles provided and will offer more direct route service. The services will be provided by several different operators including Discount Cab, the MARC Center, DMTS-Dependable Medical Transport Service, QTS-Quality Transport Services, PHX EI Transportation and Ride Plus.

For more information, contact:
Arleen Schenck at aschenck@valleymetro.org; 602-251-2032
Jody Burbank at jburbank@valleymetro.org; 602-716-2107.


Need More Information?

Contact Valley Metro Customer Service at
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