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Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Paratransit Service Receives Recognition

PHOENIX, AZ – On Thursday, October 6, Valley Metro was honored at the 2016 Disability Awards and Recognition Event receiving the Community Service Award for the Regional Paratransit Plan Update.

On July 1, Dial-a-Ride, the service supporting the independence of people with disabilities and seniors, started operating regional trips. This new service model tremendously improves the rider experience by eliminating transfers and providing a seamless trip.

2016 Award

(Left to right): Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Ron Brooks, Valley Metro; Carol Ketcherside, Valley Metro; Scott Smith, Valley Metro Interim CEO.

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