April 2023 Proposed Service Changes Hybrid Public Hearing | Valley Metro

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

5 p.m.


101 N 1st Ave
10th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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Valley Metro service changes are considered twice a year, to develop a regional transit system that supports Valley communities, businesses and residents. Transit riders are encouraged to provide feedback on the proposed service changes for April 2023. These changes include service increases, reductions, modifications and a new route in Phoenix.

This event will be held both in-person and virtually. To register for the virtual event, click here. For disability accommodations and alternative formats, please call (602) 322-4436 or email sbenson@valleymetro.org.

Public input is open from Oct. 31-Dec. 2, 2022. Comments may be submitted via:


Proposed April 2023 Service Changes

New Route

  • Route 36—In Phoenix, route would operate from Metrocenter Transit Center to Dove Valley Rd. via 35th Ave., Norterra Pkwy and North Valley Pkwy. Route 35 service north of Metrocenter Transit Center will be replaced by Route 36.

Route Extension

  • Route 28—Lower Buckeye: Extend route from 75th Ave. to 99th Ave.
  • Route 61—Southern Ave: Extend route to 51st Ave.
  • Avondale ZOOM—Extend route to Avondale Park-and-Ride.

Route modification

  • Route 35—35th Ave: Service would operate between Metrocenter Transit Center and 27th Ave. and Baseline Rd. Riders can transfer to Route 36 for service north of Metrocenter Transit Center.
  • Route 96—Dobson Rd: Eliminate service south of Pecos Rd.
  • Route 571—Surprise Express: Modify route to travel on I-10/Loop 101 for all trips.
  • Route 573—West Glendale Express: Eliminate north section of route overlapping with Route 575. Begin and end route at Glendale Park-and-Ride.