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January 13, 2020

Embracing Technology to Get Riders Where They Want to Go

IN 2008, FLAGSTAFF VOTERS overwhelmingly approved a tax that allowed Mountain Line to purchase hybrid-electric vehicles. As of 2017, Mountain Line was one of the first public transit agencies in…
Xcelsior Charge
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January 9, 2020

What is 90 feet long and has a purple nose (and tail)?

Valley Metro and riders have celebrated several milestones for light rail and now there’s one more to add… newly painted purple and silver trains!
full train purple
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December 23, 2019

Tempe Streetcar construction continues as northbound Mill Avenue re-opens

Valley Metro is pleased to announce that Tempe Streetcar crews have completed track installation on Mill Avenue between University Drive and Rio Salado Parkway. Mill Avenue northbound will re-open…
Tempe Streetcar
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December 19, 2019

Temporary schedule in effect for Valley Metro Rail—begins Dec. 21

Construction continues to progress on Tempe Streetcar as the 2021 opening date moves closer. Crews are now preparing for a technically challenging part of the project: installing special trackwork…
VM pardon
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November 25, 2019

Mountain Line secures $17.3 million in grant funding for transit projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that Mountain Line will receive $17.3 million through the Section 5339 (b) Bus and Bus Facilities grant for construction of a new Downtown…
Mountain Line Bus
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October 31, 2019

APTA Hails U.S. Senate Passage of Jones-McSally Amendment

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and its 1,500 member systems and businesses hail the United States Senate for adopting Jones-McSally Amendment No. 1141 and passing H.R. 3055,…