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July 26, 2012

Phoenix taps route, mode for extension project

Light rail will be extended 11 miles from downtown Phoenix, through the State Capitol area.This is Metro’s first freeway corridor project, providing the growing West Valley with a higher-capacity and more efficient transit option by 2023.


November 4, 2011

Phoenix Metro ridership still up

Phoenix Metro averaged 45,867 daily weekday riders in October; 36,725 daily riders on Saturdays; and 22,376 on Sundays. The Saturday average is also the highest on record.


September 8, 2011

Arizona ordered to reinstate transit program

A federal judge ruled that the Arizona Legislature's 2010 move to end the Local Transportation Assistance Fund was illegal because the Legislature does not have the authority to change federal Clean Air Act requirements without federal approval, and the funds are part of Phoenix's federally approved plan to fight air pollution.


August 25, 2011

Phoenix bus drivers negotiating to avoid strike

Bus company negotiators and union drivers will resume talks in an attempt to avert a strike. Nearly all of the system’s drivers voted to reject a labor contract proposal and authorize a possible walk out, due to a dispute over wages, health insurance and sick leave.


June 18, 2010

Veolia wins $386M Phoenix contract

Veolia will now be responsible for all aspects of service operations for 353 buses, including daily street operations, passenger care, safety, vehicle cleanliness and maintenance, and on-time performance.


June 10, 2009

Clean Energy to supply Valley Metro transit fleet

Will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel to power fleet of 400-plus buses.


February 9, 2009

ASU college holds ‘light rail party’

Students, faculty and staff participated in a competition last Friday to encourage use of the light rail system operated by Valley Metro in Phoenix.


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