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Tue, Oct 15, 2013

Public Invited to South Central Corridor Transit Study Meetings

PHOENIX, AZ — Valley Metro will hold two public meetings to provide an overview on the recommendation of light rail on Central Avenue for the South Central Phoenix Corridor. Information will include proposed station locations, street configurations and next steps.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
6—8 p.m. 
South Mountain Community Center
212 E. Alta Vista, Phoenix (Central, just south of Southern)
 
Thursday, October 24, 2013
6—8 p.m.
Academia Del Pueblo
School Gym
201 E. Durango, Phoenix (Central, just north of I-17)
 
A presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by an opportunity for questions and comments. The same information is being provided at both meetings.

The South Central Corridor Study, also known as an Alternatives Analysis, is an evaluation of several high-capacity transit modes ¬— including light rail, bus rapid transit and modern streetcar — and routes to determine the option that would best serve the community. The evaluation is necessary to begin the federal process for capital funding. Funding for the study was provided by a Federal Transit Administration grant with a local match from the city of Phoenix.

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities at either meeting, please contact Sonya Pastor La Sota at 602-744-5584/TTY 602-251-2039 or spastor@valleymetro.org.

Get ongoing information about Valley Metro future light rail extensions by liking the METRO Construction Facebook page.

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 calendar year 2012, total ridership for the system was 72.5 million passengers—an increase of 3.8 percent over 2011. The first 20 miles of light rail opened December 2008. Six light rail extensions are planned or under construction that will create a 57-mile system by 2032. Valley Metro also offers transit options including 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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