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Thu, May 16, 2013

Valley Metro Hosts Meeting on Capitol I-10/West Phoenix Light Rail Extension

PHOENIX, AZ – Valley Metro will hold a public meeting to discuss the Capitol/I-10 West light rail extension. The public is invited to learn more about the environmental process being conducted to analyze ridership, land use, economic development, traffic and utility impacts, noise and vibration, historical properties and visual concerns. Staff will be available to answer questions.

Date:  Thursday, May 23
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.)
Location: Isaac Middle School Gymnasium
    3402 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix (map)
For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Sonya Pastor La Sota at 602-744-5584/TTY 602-251-2039 or For more information, go to

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 light rail. In calendar year 2012, total ridership for the system was 72.5 million passengers—an increase of 3.8 percent over 2011. The first 20 miles of light rail opened December 2008. Six light rail extensions are planned or under construction 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. 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

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