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Valley Metro begins first light rail expansion

Posted on May 30, 2012

PHOENIX — Valley Metro broke ground on its first light-rail expansion, with city officials hoping it will bring a much-needed economic boost to the area, azcentral.com reported. The $200 million, 3.1-mile extension will travel to downtown Mesa and is expected to draw thousands more riders daily and encourage new development along the line. For the full story, click here.

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