New Express bus
Exterior of the new Express bus

Talk about riding in style! Valley Metro is excited for riders to begin traveling on our new motorcoach fleet that are made for long distance travel. Passengers can expect a smooth ride with the enhanced air ride suspension system. These sleek, modern-designed buses include several enhanced features for our commuters. 

The new Express buses have two stairwells ascending to elevated seating with mobility-device bays located in a low-entry vestibule. USB chargers, personal overhead lights, air vents and a signal stop button are just some of the features on the new Express bus fleet. Flip through the slideshow below for a sneak peek inside the bus before it hits the road. Valley Metro will be receiving a total of 30 new buses replacing existing vehicles that are being retired.

Join us on our Facebook page on Monday, Feb. 1 at 6:50 a.m. and Feb. 8 at 6:11 a.m., to experience a virtual ride on our new Express buses. 

List of features included on our new Express buses: 

  • High-back, forward-facing reclining seats with arm rests
  • Convenient handles on the backs of seats for safety and mobility
  • Automated ramp with low-entry boarding for mobility devices
  • Automated mobility device securement system
  • Seatbelts and footrests
  • USB chargers
  • Overhead personal lights, air vents and stop signal button
  • Luggage/parcel racks with built-in handrails
  • Operator door/health barrier for safety