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Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Students Inspire Art on Northwest Extension

PHOENIX, AZ – Be among the first to step into the newly completed art plaza at the Dunlap Avenue Park-and-Ride along the 3.2-mile Northwest Phoenix light rail extension currently under construction. A special event will feature the local artist who will convey the inspiration behind the art and how students from local schools contributed to the design. 

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About Valley Metro: Valley Metro provides eco-friendly public transit options to residents of greater Phoenix and Maricopa County including the planning and operations of a regional bus system and the development and operations of light rail. In Fiscal Year 2014, total ridership for the system was 72 million passengers. The first 20 miles of light rail opened December 2008. Eight light rail extensions are planned or are under construction that will create a 66-mile system by 2034. Valley Metro also offers transit options including alternative transportation programs for seniors and people with disabilities, commuter vanpools, online carpool matching, bus trip mapping, bicycle safety and telework assistance. Two Boards of Directors set the policy direction for the agency with the intent of advancing the regional public transit system. Get the latest news by following us on Facebook and Twitter or visiting

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