Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg tours South Central Extension

On Thursday July 15, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Phoenix to discuss the importance of infrastructure investment. He was joined by several local and federal elected officials: U.S. Representatives Ruben Gallego and Greg Stanton; Mayors Kate Gallego (Phoenix), John Giles (Mesa) and Corey Woods (Tempe); Valley Metro RPTA and Rail Board Chair Councilmember Francisco Heredia (Mesa) and Councilmember Jamie…

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Major construction projects bring bus service detours, road closure


Construction on two major projects in downtown Phoenix will lead to changes for commuters and residents beginning in October. The redevelopment of Central Station and construction on the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub light rail project will result in modifications for 28 bus routes and the closure of part of Central Avenue to vehicular traffic. Due to construction on the South…

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Rally the Valley! Ride light rail with your game ticket


  Valley Metro As a city known to rise from the ashes, the Phoenix Suns are living up to their name. Illuminating the city with excitement as they are two games away from holding up the Larry O’Brien trophy for the first time ever and getting to call themselves champions. Valley Metro is thrilled to bring fans to Phoenix Suns…

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Valley Metro: Plan & Track app released


PHOENIX—Ever wonder when your bus is arriving? Or, when the next train will pull into the station? Ponder no more. Valley Metro, in partnership with the city of Phoenix and Vix Technology, has launched the new Valley Metro: Plan & Track app that features real time bus and light rail tracking and trip planning. “More than 90 percent of our riders own…

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Valley Metro Welcomes First Streetcar Vehicle

Tempe Streetcar

  Tempe Streetcar is a future streetcar extension of Phoenix‘s Valley Metro Rail light rail system. Construction began in 2017 with a projected opening for service in 2021. When completed, it will link various parts of the city’s downtown, as well as the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. Rail fanning  

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