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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 October 24, 2016 and proposed service changes for April 24, 2017.

October 24, 2016 Service Changes

Service changes occur as a way to develop an effective regional transit system that supports Valley communities, businesses and residents.

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 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 approximately 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, 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.
  • Route 72 – Scottsdale/Rural Rd: Provide peak weekday trips to connect to Scottsdale Park-and-Ride and Tempe Transportation Center.
  • Route 81 – Hayden/McClintock: Increase weekend frequency to 30 minutes from Tempe Marketplace to Northsight Blvd.
  • 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.
  • Scottsdale Camelback Trolley: Reduce weekend frequency.

New Customer Service hours of operation to match expanded bus service


  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (No change)

October 2016 Service Changes Flyer
Click here to view maps of the changes.

Information subject to change.

Webinar

Click here to view the recorded webinar

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.

 

April 24, 2017 Proposed Transit Service Changes

Riders, we need your input

Valley Metro is seeking public comment from October 3-November 4, 2016 on proposed service adjustments scheduled to take effect on April 24, 2017.

Background

Valley Metro and City of Phoenix service changes occur as a way to develop an effective regional transit system that supports Valley communities, businesses and residents. Public input is requested on the following proposed service changes scheduled to take effect on April 24, 2017. 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

Expand service hours: 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, 59, 60, 61, 67, 70, 75, 77, 80, 83, 90, 106, 122, 138, 154, 170, 186

Modify route: Routes 39, 40, 50, 70, 104, 112, 122, 514

Click here to view the detailed list of proposed service changes: English | Spanish

Click here to view detailed maps 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

Take part in the webinar (Registration available October 3).
October 26 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Social Media

October 3-November 4

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.

Public hearing

Listed below are additional formal meeting formats with a presentations, spoken comments and stenographer to capture all comments. To arrange for disability accommodations and alternative formats, contact Valley Metro at (602) 262-7433 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

November 1, 5:00-6:15 p.m.
Valley Metro Boardroom, 10th Floor
101 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix

City of Phoenix Public Meetings

November 17, 7:30 a.m.
City of Phoenix Citizens Transit Commission
302 N. 1st Ave., 2nd Floor, Phoenix

December 13, 1:30 p.m.
City of Phoenix, Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Phoenix City Hall, Assembly Rooms

December 14, 3:00 p.m.
City of Phoenix, City Council Chambers,
200 W. Jefferson, Phoenix, Arizona