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Transit Service Changes

Valley Metro service changes occur as a way to develop an effective regional transit system that supports Valley communities, businesses and residents. The following tabs contain an overview of the current service changes effective April 25, 2016 and proposed service changes for October 24, 2016.

April 25, 2016 Service Changes


Valley Metro sought public comment from November 1 - December 2, 2015 on proposed service adjustments scheduled to take effect on April 25, 2016.

Light Rail

Valley Metro Rail In Phoenix, extend light rail from Montebello to Dunlap Ave. along 19th Ave. Service begins March 19, 2016.


Local Routes

Route 1 – Washington/Jefferson* Revise route in Phoenix. Eastbound passengers will board at Central Ave. and Van Buren St.
Route 10 – Roosevelt/32nd Street* In coordination with the new Route 32 in Phoenix, revise route to operate from Central Ave. and Van Buren St. to Roosevelt St. and 32nd St.
Route 19 – 19th Avenue* Increase weekday frequency in Phoenix.
Route 32 – 32nd Street* New route in Phoenix to provide service from Camelback Rd. to the 44th St/Washington Valley Metro Rail station, traveling on 32nd and Washington streets. Change made in conjunction with Route 10 revision.
Route 72 – Scottsdale/Rural In Scottsdale and Tempe, increase frequency to 10 minutes from Camelback Rd. to Tempe Transportation Center.
Route 81 – Hayden/McClintock In Scottsdale, modify the north end of the route to travel on Pima Rd.


Schedule Adjustments Only

* City of Phoenix-operated routes

Information is subject to change.

Email

For questions or additional information, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Customer Service at (602) 253-5000.

 

October 24, 2016 Proposed Service Changes

Riders, we need your input.

Valley Metro sought public comment from April 18-May 20 on proposed service adjustments scheduled to take effect on October 24, 2016. All City of Phoenix-operated service requires approval by the Phoenix City Council. All Valley Metro-operated service requires approval by the Valley Metro Board of Directors.

Summary of Proposed Changes

  • Routes 0, 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 35, 39, 41, 43, 44, 45, 50, 51, 52, 56, 59, 60, 61, 67, 70, 75, 77, 80, 83, 90, 106, 108, 122, 138, 154, 170, 186: Expand service hours to 4 a.m.-midnight on weekdays and 5 a.m.-10 p.m. on weekends in Phoenix.
  • Routes 3, 12, 13, 41, 51, 122: Increase weekday frequency to 30 minutes in Phoenix.
  • Routes 0, 1, 3, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 28, 29, 30, 39, 41, 43, 44, 50, 51, 52, 59, 67, 75, 77, 81, 83, 106, 108, 122, 138, 154, 186, Miller Road Trolley: Increase weekend frequency to 30 minutes.
  • Route 40 – Apache/Main St: Add trips between Mesa Dr. and Superstition Springs Transit Center.
  • Route 50 – Camelback Rd: Modify east end of route to travel on Scottsdale Rd. and Drinkwater Blvd. and match Phoenix weekday and weekend frequency in Scottsdale.
  • Route 72 – Scottsdale/Rural Rd: Provide peak weekday trips to connect to Scottsdale Park-and-Ride.
  • Route 112 – Country Club/Arizona Ave: Add trips between Main St. and Pecos Rd. and increase weekend frequency.
  • Route 170 – Bell Road: Modify route segment on Hayden Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
  • Main St LINK: Eliminate route. Change made in conjunction with Route 40 service enhancement.
  • Arizona Ave/Country Club Dr LINK: Eliminate route. Change made in conjunction with Route 112 service enhancement.
  • Mesa Downtown BUZZ: Retain existing service to Mesa Riverview.
  • Scottsdale Camelback Trolley: Reduce weekend frequency.
Click here to view maps of the proposed changes.
Click here to view a printable flyer of the proposed changes.

Information subject to change.

How to Provide Input

Valley Metro encourages you to provide input on the proposed service changes. There are a variety of ways to provide comments.

Webinar

Click here to view the recorded webinar

Social Media

April 18-May 20
Using #vmservice, learn more about the proposed service changes and ask questions of @valleymetro

Email

For questions or additional information, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Customer Service at 602.253.5000.

City of Phoenix Public Meetings

  • May 26, 5 p.m.
    City of Phoenix Citizens Transportation Commission

    302 N. 1st Ave., 7th Floor, Phoenix
  • June 21, 2:30 p.m.
    City of Phoenix, Policy Session, City Council Chambers

    200 W. Jefferson, Phoenix