PHOENIX— Valley Metro invites the public to attend an online public meeting for a final update on the Northwest Extension Phase II before construction begins. The light rail extension will connect to the existing system at the 19th Ave/Dunlap station and head northwest, to the Metrocenter Transit Center.
The online presentation will include the project’s final design, renderings of project art and information on what to expect during the different phases of construction. In addition to 1.6 new miles of light rail, the project includes upgraded utilities, six new bus pullouts and an estimated 240 new trees along the light rail corridor.
The meeting materials can be accessed at any time from Aug. 19 through Sept. 4, 2020 at this site.
- All meeting information will be provided in English and Spanish.
- Participants will be prompted to provide their comments and feedback within the online platform.
- Questions or comments may be submitted in either language.
- Comments can also be submitted verbally during a call-in meeting on Aug. 29 from 10-11 a.m. or Sept. 1 from 6-7 p.m.
About Valley Metro: Valley Metro exists to connect communities and enhance lives each day by providing eco-friendly public transit options in metro Phoenix. In Fiscal Year 2020, total ridership for the regional bus and 28-mile light rail system was 53 million passengers. Five high capacity transit extensions are in planning or under construction that will create a 50-mile system by 2030. Valley Metro also offers alternative transportation programs including paratransit services for seniors and people with disabilities, commuter vanpools, online carpool matching, bus trip mapping, bicycle safety and telework assistance. Two Boards of Directors from 18 local cities and towns and the county set the policy direction for the agency with the intent of advancing the regional public transit system in Maricopa County. Stay up-to-date by following us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter or by visiting valleymetro.org.