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Fri, Mar 15, 2013

Public Meeting Notice for Northwest Extension

PHOENIX, AZ – Residents along the future northwest Phoenix light rail extension are invited to a public meeting to review the design of the new park-and-ride site on the southwest corner of Dunlap and 19th Avenue. Park-and-Ride art elements will be available for review and Valley Metro staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Open House
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Presentation
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Open House
Location: Richard E. Miller Elementary School (cafeteria)
2021 W. Alice Avenue (19th Avenue, south of Dunlap)

The 3.2-mile light rail extension will travel north from Bethany Home Road along 19th Avenue to Dunlap Avenue, opening in late 2015/early 2016. For more information on the project, go to www.valleymetro.org/northwest.

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities at these meetings, please contact Carla Kahn at 602-744-5552 or ckahn@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 METRO light rail. In fiscal year 2012, total ridership for the system was 71 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 or visiting ValleyMetro.org.


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