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Tue, Jan 5, 2016

West Phoenix/Central Glendale Transit Study

PHOENIX, AZ – Valley Metro will host two informational meetings to update the public on the West Phoenix/Central Glendale Transit Corridor Study. At each meeting, Valley Metro staff will present an overview of the recommended route and transit type for the corridor. The same information will be provided at both meetings.

Tuesday, January 19
6 – 8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Washington Activity Center
Multipurpose Room
2240 W. Citrus Way, Phoenix

Wednesday, January 20
6 – 8 p.m. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Glendale Women’s Club
7032 N. 56th Avenue, Glendale

In 2013, Valley Metro, in partnership with the cities of Glendale and Phoenix, and the local community, initiated a transit corridor study for the West Phoenix/Central Glendale area to identify high-capacity transit service options to connect downtown Glendale to the existing light rail system. The purpose of the study is to determine a route location and a type of transit (light rail or bus rapid transit) that will best serve the area from 19th Avenue to downtown Glendale.

For additional information or to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Megan Casey at 602.262.7433/TTY 602.251.2039 or mcasey@valleymetro.org. For project information, visit valleymetro.org/glendale.

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 23 miles of light rail. In Fiscal Year 2015, total ridership for the system was 71 million passengers. Six light rail 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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