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Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Public Asked for Input on Light Rail’s Northwest Extension II Study

PHOENIX, AZ – Valley Metro will host a meeting to update the public on the Northwest Phase II Light Rail Extension. The Phase II study, currently in progress, will identify a feasible light rail connection across I-17 to the Metrocenter area. At the meeting, Valley Metro will provide information on the proposed changes to the route, including a bridge across I-17, station areas and pedestrian access.

Wednesday, October 29
Public Meeting
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Presentation at 6:15 p.m. 
Ottawa University
9414 N. 25th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021 (map)

Northwest Phase II Light Rail Extension Study

NWE2 map

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Megan Casey at 602.495.8274/TTY 602.251.2039 or For more information, go to

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 72.1 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


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