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12.30
2011

Mountain Line Receives Grant for Total Hybrid Electric Fleet

NAIPTA has been awarded an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) grant for $2,688,000 to purchase six new hybrid electric buses for Mountain Line Transit.

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12.21
2011

2012 Commemorative Centennial Transit Pass Celebrated at Central Station

The Old West comes riding into downtown Phoenix on Friday, January 6 to announce the arrival of the 2012 Commemorative Arizona Centennial Transit Pass as a way to celebrate Arizona's 100th birthday.

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12.21
2011

Holiday Service Hours for Valley Metro Bus Service

Holiday Service Hours for Valley Metro Bus Service

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11.18
2011

Public transit receives $4 million in federal grants for green projects

METRO light rail and Valley Metro/RPTA have each received a TIGGER III (Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction) grant award together totaling more than $4 million for energy-saving projects.

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11.16
2011

Stuff The Bus Flagstaff

Saturday, November 19, Mountain Line and Mountain Lift will be sponsoring their annual “Stuff the Bus” holiday food drive to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank.

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11.16
2011

CAT Service Change - January 2012

The service reduction is necessitated by the loss of a state funding source (LTAF II, eliminated from the state budget in 2010) which has been previously used by Cottonwood to fund the service.

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11.15
2011

Stuff The Bus Cottonwood

Saturday, November 19, Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT) and Verde Lynx will be sponsoring their second annual “Stuff the Bus” holiday food drive to benefit the Old Town Mission.

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09.01
2011

Avondale’s Zoom Bus Proves to be a Winner

Avondale's Zoom Bus Proves to be a Winner Ridership statistics continue to outpace previous weeks

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08.29
2011

Ride Mountain Line FREE to the County Fair

The theme for this year’s Coconino County Fair is “All trails lead to the fair” at the Fort Tuthill Coconino County Fairgrounds.

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08.26
2011

Mountain Link Service Begins Monday, August 29

Mountain Link Service Begins Monday, August 29

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08.24
2011

Mountain Link Launch Sets the Stage for Service Startup August 29

Mountain Link Launch Sets the Stage for Service Startup August 29

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08.19
2011

Valley Metro Transit Passes Now Available at Walgreens Stores

Valley Metro Transit Passes Now Available at Walgreens Stores

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08.09
2011

New Technology Makes Riding Easier for Valley Metro Passengers

New Technology Makes Riding Easier for Valley Metro Passengers

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07.27
2011

NAIPTA Employment Opportunities - Flagstaff

NAIPTA Employment Opportunities - Flagstaff

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07.26
2011

METRO takes Design-Build approach with Central Mesa light rail extension

METRO takes Design-Build approach with Central Mesa light rail extension

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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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