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Fri, Nov 4, 2011

Phoenix 10K Day-of-Race Bus Detours and METRO Light Rail Service Delays

PHOENIX—Bus routes and light rail service in Phoenix will be affected when the Phoenix 10K and the related 5K run travel through central Phoenix on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 Several bus routes will be detoured to allow for the event, and light rail service will experience delays.

Starting and ending near the CityScape development at Jefferson Street and Central Ave., the race will run up Central Ave. as far north as Osborn Road. 

Local bus routes 0-Central Ave., 1-Washington St, 3-Van Buren St., 8-7th Ave., 10-Roosevelt/Grant, 15-15th Ave., 17-McDowell Rd., and 29-Thomas Rd. will be on detour during the race due to street closures.  Routes 3, 17 and 29 are scheduled to return to normal service by 11 a.m. All other detours are expected to last until approximately 2 p.m. 

Light rail service could be delayed by as much as 15 minutes per trip between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. due to the race.  Passengers are recommended to plan extra time to arrive at their destination. METRO service will run as normal before and following the race; trains run every 20 minutes on Sundays.

Transit riders are advised call customer service at 602.253.5000 for any route detour updates.


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