Transit News & Press Releases

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News & Press Releases

11.30
2005

Council needs to stay open to light-rail route

Construction could jump-start south Scottsdale revitalization

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11.23
2005

Will city be left behind without Valley rail link?

Portland suburb paid price for not connecting to system

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11.10
2005

A peek at light-rail commute

A Monday morning in May 2009, and you're waiting for the train.

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10.26
2005

Residents to get preview of light-rail car.

The future of Valley transportation is rolling in on a rail.

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10.24
2005

Light-rail bridge work expands.

llluminated Tempe span to be icon for transit route. A light-rail bridge at Tempe Town Lake will start taking shape this week.

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10.14
2005

Bus riding surged with gas prices!

Bus ridership boomed in September as gas prices soared, with Valley Metro reporting Thursday its highest ever monthly ridership and its highest average weekday ridership.

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10.01
2005

Continuing Resolution Funds FTA Administration

The latest information on the new transportation funding program which has yet to be finalized. APTA is urging us to contact our congressional members in Washington to support recommendations as outlined in the attahed.

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08.02
2005

Tempe receives federal funding for transportation projects important to the community.

The City of Tempe can move forward with three exciting and much-needed transportation projects now that the federal transportation spending plan has been approved.

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07.06
2005

Public Transit Department Reduces Late-night Service

Public Transit Department Reduces Late-night Service on 12 Phoenix weekday bus routes affected starting July 25

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Apr
8

Arizona’s 32nd Annual Statewide Transit Conference

Monday, April 8 – Wednesday, April 10 2019

We are coming to the Sheraton Mesa at Wrigleyville West…

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Apr
20

Save the Date! Arizona’s 33rd Annual Statewide Transit Conference

Monday, April 20 – Wednesday, April 22 2020

We are headed up north in 2020! Join us in…

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