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Proposed October Service Changes361https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/R-City of Phoenix (4-6-22)--398.JPGProposed October Service Changeshttps://www.valleymetro.org/maps-schedules/service-changes/october-2022https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=361 ​Your voice matters! Share feedback on October 2022 proposed service changes. <div class="ExternalClass92B04B8283B0433AB703B59D5C976317"><p>​Your voice matters! Share feedback on October 2022 proposed service changes.<br></p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F2140096CD72C7E1FC51478CFAB206B89FCBAAImage
Free Passes / Pases Gratis356https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/City of Phoenix - T2050_slider.jpgFree Passes / Pases Gratishttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/2120https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=356 ​Visit the list of participating groups/Vea la lista de grupos que estan participando en este programa. <div class="ExternalClass6617F8B1A1F74D02A0EE5364D4F7326D"><p>​Visit the list of participating groups/Vea la lista de grupos que estan participando en este programa.<br></p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F2140096CD72C7E1FC51478CFAB206B89FCBAAImage
ADOT and Small Business Transportation Expo363https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/2022 ADOT Expo SharePoint Slide.pngADOT and Small Business Transportation Expohttps://adotdbeexpo.com/https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=363 ​Join us at the 2022 transportation expo to learn about project opportunities and hear from transportation leaders. <div class="ExternalClass2432DB6AC7A04F4F8CB91FCCADA6F4E3"><p>​Join us at the 2022 transportation expo to learn about project opportunities and hear from transportation leaders.<br></p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F2140096CD72C7E1FC51478CFAB206B89FCBAAImage
Transportation 2050 Five Year Anniversary332https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Multimodal_1.jpgTransportation 2050 Five Year Anniversaryhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/1873https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=332 Phoenix celebrates five years of Transportation 2050 accomplishments.​ ​ <div class="ExternalClass3EF37041CE684E058CD4D75ABAD80251"><p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;">Phoenix celebrates five years of Transportation 2050 accomplishments.​</span>​ </span><br></p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F2140096CD72C7E1FC51478CFAB206B89FCBAAImage
About Us303https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/About_us_publictransit_.jpgAbout Ushttps://www.phoenix.gov/publictransit/abouthttps://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitsite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=303 The Phoenix Public Transit Department is the largest member of the Valley Metro regional transit system which operates and provides residents transit services from a local commuter bus to alternative transportation for senior citizens and special needs. <div class="ExternalClass77BF6D87555346789DE6CAB06ACCE413"><p>The Phoenix Public Transit Department is the largest member of the Valley Metro regional transit system which operates and provides residents transit services from a local commuter bus to alternative transportation for senior citizens and special needs.</p><p><br> </p><p> </p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F2140096CD72C7E1FC51478CFAB206B89FCBAAImage


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Phoenix Public Transit Receives Grant to Study New West Valley Transit Modehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/2380Public Transit6/9/2022 8:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2380/Public_Transit_Newsroom_39.jpgPhoenix Public Transit Receives Grant to Study New West Valley Transit Mode<div class="ExternalClassD643DA18650A449C91224A490E56B135"><html> <p>The Federal Transit Administration announced the awards for the<a href="https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/route-planning-restoration-program" target="_blank"> American Rescue Plan Route Planning Restoration Program grants</a> in June, and Phoenix Public Transit was awarded a grant total of $514,045. This funding will be used to conduct a west Phoenix High Capacity Transit (HCT) study.  The study will provide a recommendation for transit modes that specifically provide a higher level of rider capacity and efficiency. <br></p> <p>Today, Mayor Kate Gallego and members of the city council expressed their support for this grant to examine transit in that area. <br></p> <p>“Improving access, ease, equity, and efficiency of transit for the people of Phoenix is a priority for me, and this grant will better inform our efforts under <a href="/t2050" target="_blank">Transportation 2050 (T2050)</a>, a voter-approved local plan for bus service, light rail construction and street improvements,” says Mayor Kate Gallego. “It would combine with Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act grant opportunities and should escalate large and small T2050 transportation projects from plan to completion.”<br></p> <p>“This study will help pave the way for a greatly improved transit system in west Phoenix that connects our residents to better opportunities for education, employment and recreation,” notes Councilmember Betty Guardado.<br></p> <p>“Bringing more efficient and clean public transit to west Phoenix is long overdue. With booming population growth, we need a study that outlines how to best serve diverse communities,” Councilmember Yassamin Ansari adds. <br></p> <p>“Phoenix continues to head in the right direction by finding opportunities for high capacity transit options that support the riders who depend on public transit,” states Vice Mayor Laura Pastor. <br></p> <p>The study area will be focused on west Phoenix encompassing the Maryvale area from Central Avenue (on the east boundary) to 91st Avenue (on the west) and from McDowell Road (south) to Camelback Road (north).<br></p> <p>The goal is to evaluate multiple modes of transit, and how transit improvements will benefit all the surrounding communities. <br></p> <p>Background - In 2019, the Phoenix City Council took action to postpone the west Phoenix light rail extension, from 19th Avenue to 43rd Avenue along Camelback Road, until the end of the <a href="https://t2050.org/" target="_blank">Transportation 2050</a> program.  This grant provides an opportunity to accelerate transit planning in west Phoenix.<br></p> <p> <strong>About the Phoenix Public Transit Department</strong>: The Phoenix Public Transit Department provides Phoenix residents a variety of transit options and is the largest member of the Valley Metro regional transit system. Services range from local and commuter buses to alternative transportation for senior citizens and special needs. The city of Phoenix funds transit, and other transportation improvements, through <a href="/t2050" target="_blank">Transportation 2050 (T2050)</a> – a local sales tax approved by Phoenix voters in 2015 – as well as county and federal funds. T2050 allows for enhanced bus service, transit-related technology improvements and fare media upgrades under the leadership of the Citizens Transportation Commission. Visit us at <a href="/publictransit" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/publictransit</a> or follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/PhoenixMetroBus" target="_blank">Twitter​</a> for the latest news.​</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitNewspublic-transit
Central Avenue at Salt River Bridge Closed June Weekendshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/2371Public Transit6/6/2022 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2371/Public_Transit_Newsroom_38.pngCentral Avenue at Salt River Bridge Closed June Weekends<div class="ExternalClass2B5A5359F2774F4A8A4A1CBD47165D47"><html> <p>​Construction crews are making progress on the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.valleymetro.org/project/south-central-extension-downtown-hub/">South Central Extension/Downtown Hub</a> light rail project. In addition to 5.5 miles of new track and eight stations, the project also includes upgrades to existing infrastructure.<br></p> <p>Beginning Friday, June 10, crews will be reinforcing the Salt River Bridge to allow the historic bridge to support light rail trains when the extension opens in 2024.</p> <p>To complete the work, the bridge will be closed to motorists during June weekends:</p> <ul dir="" class="" style=""> <li>10 p.m. Friday, June 10 – 5 a.m. Monday, June 13</li> <li>10 p.m. Friday, June 17 – 5 a.m. Monday, June 20</li> <li>10 p.m. Friday, June 24 – 5 a.m. Monday, June 27</li> </ul> <p>During these three weekends, Central Avenue will be closed south of Watkins Street to Rio Salado Scenic Drive. Motorists may use 7th Avenue or 7th Street to cross the Salt River. Additionally, all bus stops along Central Avenue between Buckeye and Broadway roads will be closed. <a target="_blank" href="https://valley-metro-vulcan.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/projects/downloads/south-central-extension-downtown-hub/construction-notices/CB_20220603_Salt-River-Bridge-Work_Detour-Notice_English.pdf">View the closure notice and detour map here</a>.</p> <p>To stay updated on the latest construction information, download the <a target="_blank" href="https://drupal-space.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/s3fs-public/uploads/event-resources/construct_vm_app_qr_code_directions.pdf">Construct VM- South Central app</a> or visit <a target="_blank" href="https://www.valleymetro.org/project/south-central-extension-downtown-hub/">valleymetro.org/southcentral​</a>.​<br><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitNewspublic-transit
Federal Mask Mandate No Longer in Effect for Public Transit Ridershttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/public-transit/1078Public Transit4/19/2022 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1078/Public_Transit_Newsroom_37.jpgFederal Mask Mandate No Longer in Effect for Public Transit Riders<div class="ExternalClass7CDFCBA1AE5043BF82B045D07AC75178"><html> <p> <strong>​​​</strong><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054"><strong>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</strong></a><strong>​ </strong><br><span style="color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;"><em>U</em></span><span style="color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;"><em>se Translate button to read in another language​ </em></span></p><p></p><p>The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has lifted their federal mask mandate. Masks are optional and no longer required for riders or employees of the Valley Metro system. The CDC continues to <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/face-masks-public-transportation.html">recommend masks in indoor public transportation settings</a>.<br></p><p><strong>Phoenix Public Transit Centers Continue to Offer Free Masks</strong></p><p>Customer service windows at the following Phoenix transit centers are open and have free masks for those who want them​:​<br></p><p>• Central Station (302 N 1st Ave., Suite 120, north side of the building)</p><p>• Ed Pastor (Central Avenue and Broadway Road)</p><p>• Sunnyslope (3rd Street and Dunlap Avenue)</p><p>• Metrocenter (Metrocenter Mall)<br></p><p>Riders also have the opportunity to get free face coverings at Phoenix public libraries.​<br></p><p>For an appointment to reclaim lost and found items, call (602) 534-5053 between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. You may also pick up lost and found items at Central Station.<br></p><p>Access to Public Transit Department offices at 302 N. First Ave. including the Business and Workforce Development Center are by appointment only. To make an appointment with Public Transit, email pubtrans@phoenix.gov, or call (602) 262-7242.​<br></p><p>To make an appointment at the Workforce Development Center email phoenix.business.center@phoenix.gov, or call 602-256-3147.<br></p><p>For general transit-related information, contact Valley Metro customer service at <a target="_blank" href="https://www.valleymetro.org/">valleymetro.org</a> or call (602) 253-5000 or TTY (602) 251-2039 between 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturdays or 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays or you can email csr@valleymetro.org.<br></p><p>We continue updating riders and community members on valleymetro.org and social media. Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/valleymetro">@valleymetro​</a> <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/PhoenixMetroBus">@PhoenixMetroBus</a>​<br></p><p>Thank you for your patience and stay safe.​<br></p><div><br></div><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054"><strong>See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services​</strong></a><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/publictransitNewspublic-transit



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