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Tue, Dec 7, 2010

Rural Bus Route 660 Surveys Begin in December

Phoenix, AZ (Dec. 1, 2010)  Valley Metro is asking members of the communities living or working near the rural bus Route 660, which travels along Bell Road and US-60 between Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale and West Plaza in Wickenburg, to provide their travel information. The data gathered in the survey process will be used to enhance the rural bus route that makes four roundtrips each weekday and has about 5,000 boardings annually. Major stops along the route include the Sun City West Foundation, Wells Country Store in Wittmann, and the Wickenburg Municipal Complex.

The surveying process will include questionnaires on-board the Route 660 vehicles, postcard mailings and telephone calls to residents living one mile from the route, and employer surveys of businesses along the route.

Organizations, associations or community centers along the route area that would like to participate in a Route 660 survey are asked to contact Valley Metro at 602.262.7433 for more information.

To learn more about Route 660, go to valleymetro.org. This route is funded by Proposition 400, a transportation sales tax that was approved by Maricopa County voters in 2004, and federal transit funds.

Valley Metro RPTA provides eco-friendly public transit options to residents of greater Phoenix and Maricopa County, including a clean-fuel bus fleet, low-emissions light rail, a bio-diesel Dial-a-Ride fleet, online carpool matching and bus trip mapping, bicycle safety and telework assistance. Funding is provided by local and federal revenues. A board of 16 governments sets the policy direction for the agency and works to improve and regionalize the public transit system.

All service and projects funded by the Proposition 400 Regional Transportation Plan funds approved by Maricopa County voters in November 2004.

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