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Tue, Dec 2, 2014

Public Asked for Input on April 2015 Service Changes

PHOENIX, AZ – Valley Metro asks riders to offer their input on proposed changes to bus service that would take effect on Monday, April 27, 2015. Bus routes that operate in the areas of Buckeye, Chandler, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe may be adjusted to better serve riders and streamline the regional network of bus routes.

A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 2 to gather feedback and respond to questions about the proposed service changes:

Open House: 5-5:30 p.m.
Hearing: 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Valley Metro Boardroom
101 N. 1st Ave., 10th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003

The public comment period is ongoing until Friday, December 5.

Details about proposed service changes are available online and input can be provided with an online comment card. Comments can also be sent to input@valleymetro.org or mailed to:

Valley Metro Community Relations
Attn: Service Changes
101 N. 1st Ave., Ste. 1300
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Service changes occur twice a year as a way to build and refine an effective regional transit system that supports Valley communities, businesses and residents. For more information, visit valleymetro.org/servicechanges. The next round of service changes will occur in October 2015.

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. Seven light rail extensions are planned or are under construction that will create a 60-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 valleymetro.org.

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