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Tue, Nov 27, 2012

Public Invited to View Northwest Light Rail Extension Station Art

Phoenix, AZ (November 27, 2012) Valley Metro invites the community to view the public art program for the Northwest light rail extension project including final designs for three traction power substation sites and the Northern Avenue light rail station. New artwork concepts will be presented for the Glendale and Dunlap stations and a new park-and-ride. Valley Metro and city of Phoenix staff will be available to answer questions.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
6 – 7 p.m.
Richard E. Miller School Cafeteria
2021 W. Alice Avenue (19th Avenue between Northern and Dunlap)

The 3.2-mile extension will travel north from Bethany Home Road along 19th Avenue to Dunlap Avenue opening in late 2015 or early 2016. For more information on the project, go to
For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities at these meetings, please contact Carla Kahn at 602-744-5552 / cell 623-261-2605 / TTY 251-2039 or 

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 METRO light rail. In fiscal year 2012, total ridership for the system was71 million passengers. The first 20-miles of light rail opened December 2008 and served 13.5 million riders in 2012 exceeding the prior year by six percent.  Six light rail extensions are under way 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. A board of 16 governments sets the policy direction for the agency and works to improve and regionalize the public transit system. Get the latest news by following us on Facebook and Twitter.

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