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Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Public Update on Extension to Gilbert Road

PHOENIX, AZ – Valley Metro and the city of Mesa invite the public to attend one of two meetings on the extension of Valley Metro Rail on Main Street farther east to Gilbert Road. Attendees will learn about the initial design and construction activities and station art concepts. Valley Metro’s project team will also be available for questions about the extension. The same information will be provided at both meetings.
   
Thursday, April 28, 2016
6–8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.) 
St. Peter Lutheran Church
1844 E. Dana Avenue, Mesa
   
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
6–8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Mesa Church of Christ
1223 E. Dana Avenue, Mesa

The Gilbert Road Extension will expand light rail nearly two miles on Main Street from Mesa Drive east to Gilbert Road and includes two light rail stations, a transit center and park-and-ride.

To find out more or make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Michael Book at 602.256.5811 or mbook@valleymetro.org.

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 26 miles of light rail. In Fiscal Year 2015, total ridership for the system was 73 million passengers. Seven high capacity 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 valleymetro.org.
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