May 7, 2013
The "Buy Local Program" will give preference to locally-owned, small business enterprises on non-federally funded “small purchases” of $50,000 or less.
April 1, 2013
Will be for five years and takes effect July 1, 2013.
March 14, 2013
Sixteen new machines are now operating at a dozen LINK stations. The move will make it easier, quicker and more convenient for bus passengers in the East Valley to purchase fares before riding transit.
March 7, 2013
Stephen R. Banta was recognized for his contribution to advancing female and minority leadership at the agency.
January 25, 2013
Mesa and Tempe will be under a single contract with Valley Metro directly managing bus operations in the East Valley. Awarded an initial three-year base term at a cost of $150,885,082 with options available for years four through ten at a cost of $407,764,469. The contract takes effect July 1, 2013.
January 16, 2013
The 3.2 mile extension is another significant step in the development of a regional transportation network in the Valley. Expansion of light rail is also under way in Central Mesa and is expected to be complete in 2015.
December 26, 2012
The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the ATU and ACI expired on June 30, 2012. Two 90-day extensions have occurred to allow for greater discussion; the second extension is set to end on Dec. 31, 2012.
November 26, 2012
The City was facing an $8 million budget deficit and a large drop in sales tax revenues.
October 12, 2012
Will fund Valley Metro’s 3.1-mile light rail extension into downtown Mesa. The expansion, which should begin service in late 2015, is anticipated to serve nearly 10,000 daily riders.
September 11, 2012
Will re-launch the 3.2-mile Northwest extension. The project has received approval to accelerate the completion year from 2023 to 2016. Final design is under way; construction will begin in early 2013.
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