- Planning Your Trip
- Paying Your Fare
- Getting On Board
- Need Help?
Valley Metro provides reliable, convenient and affordable transportation throughout the Valley.
Good transportation is vital for everyone’s health, independence and ability to participate in all that the East Valley has to offer.
Many transportation options are available for you in the East Valley as seen in the following service descriptions. Please review the services described below to see which work best for you. That way, each time you plan a trip, you can select the best travel choice and enjoy the ride!
Bus and Light Rail - It’s Your Best Value!
Transit Fare Discounts
There are many options with the bus and light rail. In addition to the extensive choices in routes, discounted fares are also available. A 31-day Local Reduced Fare pass is available for $27.50 or pay 85 cents for one-way travel. A Local Reduced All-day pass provides unlimited rides for $1.75 when purchased off the bus. Purchased on the bus, a Local Reduced All-day pass is $2.60.
Customer Service: (602) 253-5000
Reduced Fare Passes by Mail: (602) 495-5795
Coupons for Cabs
Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Tempe residents may request coupon booklets for a nominal co-pay for one book, valued at $10. The coupons can then be applied toward the fare and tip of participating taxi companies.
More info regarding Coupons for Cabs
Scottsdale residents may receive up to sixteen vouchers per month per user. Vouchers are subsidized by the City of Scottsdale at a rate of 80% up to a maximum of $10.
Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe offer FREE circulator bus service, using smaller buses to connect residential areas to local destinations such as other neighborhoods, major bus routes, medical centers, schools, shopping, recreational areas and multi-generational centers.
Mesa Downtown BUZZ Circulator
Mesa senior citizens age 65 and over and persons with disabilities are eligible to apply for this program. Participants may receive a per mile reimbursement up to 300 miles per month. The passengers choose their own drivers and they cannot reside with the passenger. Reimbursements are made to the passengers who are then required to pass along the reimbursements to their volunteer drivers.
More info regarding the Mesa Mileage Reimbursement
Download Mesa Mileage Reimbursement application
[in PDF format]
Download Mesa Mileage Reimbursement application in Spanish
[in PDF format]
Chandler and Gilbert seniors and persons with disabilities are eligible to schedule transportation with About Care, a nonprofit organization. This service recruits volunteer drivers who use their own cars to provide the trips. To schedule a trip or to learn more about becoming a volunteer driver, contact About Care. (480) 802-2331.
Customer Advocate: (480) 633-0101, option 6
TTY: (480) 981-1969
ADA Certification Application Information: (602) 716-2100
TTY: (602) 251-2039
Dial-a-Ride is available to residents of the East Valley. Within the city of Mesa and the town of Gilbert, Dial-a-Ride is only available to individuals who are ADA certified. Service hours vary; call for details.