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Wed, Aug 30, 2017

South Central Extension Meet and Greet

PHOENIX – Join city of Phoenix and Valley Metro for an open house to meet the project team working on the South Central Extension including the designer, construction contractor and artists. The community is encouraged to attend one of the two meet-and-greet sessions to talk one-on-one with team members, review previous works of art and designs from the artists, and learn more about the project schedule. The same information will be provided at both sessions.
       
Thursday, September 7
6-7:30 p.m.
Academia Del Pueblo
201 E. Durango St., Phoenix

Saturday, September 9
10-11:30 a.m.
South Mountain Community Center
212 E. Alta Vista, Phoenix
     
For more information about the South Central Extension, visit valleymetro.org/southcentral. To find out more about the public meeting or to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities, please contact Julie Cruz Gilfillan 602.495.8274 or jcruz@valleymetro.org.

About Transportation 2050: In Aug. 2015, Phoenix voters approved Transportation 2050 (T2050), a 35-year citywide transportation plan. T2050 is overseen by the Citizens Transportation Commission and includes improved frequency on local bus service, new light rail service and stations and major street improvement projects. Funding for T2050 comes from a 7/10ths of a cent city sales tax that started Jan. 1, 2016. Over the life of the plan, the funds are estimated to generate about $16.7 billion, or more than half of the plan’s overall cost. There will be an additional $14.8 billion in federal and county funds, passenger fares and other sources. For more information, visit the city of Phoenix T2050 page or follow us on Twitter.

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 26 miles of light rail. In Fiscal Year 2017, total ridership for the system was 66 million passengers. Seven high capacity extensions are planned or are under construction that will create a 66-mile system by 2034. Valley Metro also offers transit options including alternative transportation programs for seniors and people with disabilities, 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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