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Wed, Jan 29, 2014

Valley Metro to Hold Public Meeting on Northwest Phase II Light Rail Extension

Valley Metro will hold a public meeting to present an update on the Northwest Phase II light rail extension. The Phase II study is currently in progress and will identify a feasible connection across I-17 to the Metrocenter area.

Valley Metro will provide information on a potential new multi-modal bridge that includes light rail, vehicles, bike and pedestrian access, and direct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) access to I-17. The presentation will also include information on the city of Phoenix Metrocenter Development Evaluation to identify an economic development program for the area. Staff will be available to answer questions.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
6 - 8 p.m. (6:30 p.m. presentation)
Metro Plaza Hotel / Mesquite Room
10220 N. Metro Parkway East, Phoenix, 85051

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Megan Casey, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 602-495-8274 or mcasey@valleymetro.org. To receive information in alternative formats, call 602-262-7433 / TTY 602-251-2039.

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 Fiscal Year 2013, total ridership for the system was 73.4 million passengers, which set a new record for bus and light rail boardings. The first 20 miles of light rail opened December 2008. Seven light rail extensions are planned or are under construction that will create a 60-mile system by 2032. 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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