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Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Tempe Streetcar Moving Forward

PHOENIX, AZ – City of Tempe and Valley Metro invite the community to a public meeting to receive an update on Tempe Streetcar. The latest project activities, including plans for future contractors, public art and the project timeline will be presented, along with an opportunity to talk with project staff and ask questions.

The streetcar will travel on Rio Salado Parkway from the Marina Heights development west to Mill Avenue. The route makes a downtown loop on Mill and Ash avenues and continues south to Apache Boulevard and east to Dorsey Lane where it connects with the Apache Blvd/Dorsey Lane station.

Wednesday, Oct. 26
6 to 8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Tempe Transportation Center
Don Cassano Room
200 E. 5th Street, Tempe

For additional information, to submit comments in writing, or to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities, please contact Jesus Campa at 602.523.6008/TTY 602.251.2039 or jcampa@valleymetro.org. For project information, visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar.

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 2016, total ridership for the system was 67 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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