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Fri, Aug 19, 2011

Phoenix Public Transit Solicits Comment on Future Bus Route Changes

Phoenix — Three public meetings will be held by the Phoenix Public Transit Department to present proposed changes to City of Phoenix funded Valley Metro routes.  The proposed changes affect local routes which provide service in south and southwest Phoenix.  Proposed changes would be effective on January 23, 2012, and could include an extension of Route 77-Baseline Road to 75th Ave in Laveen; and reductions or alterations to local bus routes 0-Central Ave.; 7-7th St; 8-7th Ave.; 19-19th Ave.; and 35-35th Ave.  Routes could also be redirected to service a new park-and-ride to be constructed at 27th Ave. and Baseline Road.

PUBLIC MEETINGS
When: 5:30 p.m — 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Where: Cesar Chavez High School, 3921 West Baseline Road, Laveen, AZ 85339

When: 5:30 p.m. — 6:30p.m., Monday, September 12, 2011

Where: Betty H. Fairfax High School, 8225 South 59th Avenue, Laveen, AZ 85339

PUBLIC HEARING

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Open house begins at 5:30 p.m., public hearing begins at 6 p.m., and continues until all comments are heard.

Where: Ed Pastor Transit Center

10 W. Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85041

Written comments accepted:  “Bus Service Changes,” City of Phoenix Public Transit Department, 302 N. 1st Ave., Suite 900, Phoenix AZ 85003 or e-mailed to pubtrans@phoenix.gov until 5:00 p.m., Wed., Sept. 14, 2011.  Information on proposed bus service changes will be posted at www.phoenix.gov/publictransit/jan2012.html
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