Construction begins to install new fare equipment | Valley Metro
fare vending machines at a light rail station with pop branding

Pardon our progrss as we prepare our light rail stations for new mobile fare technology. Construction begins Sunday, Aug. 7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and will occur overnights Sunday through Thursday every week until November 2022. Access to station entrances may be impacted so please allow additional time as you travel to a station. Visit the Pardon our Progress webpage to view the construction schedule and locations or visit

Learn more about the fare technology modernization project and upgrades coming soon at

fare vending machines at a light rail station
Current configuration of fare equipment.
two new fare validators between fare vending machines
Future configuration of fare equipment.