​​​How Public Transit is Organized in the Valley

​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 Transportation 2050 (T2050) - 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 phoenix.gov/publictransit or follow us on Twitter for the latest news.   ​​


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The Phoenix Public Transit Department is also a member of the Valley Metro / Regional Public Transportation Authority​ and participates in oversight of the METRO light rail system​.