Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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Overview - Phoenix
Located on the Salt River, Phoenix is the capital and the largest city by population in Arizona. It has approximately 1,660,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Phoenix metropolitan area (Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler) comprised 4,857,962 residents as of the 2018 US Census Bureau Estimate.
Phoenix's rapid transit network consists of a single light rail line.
Opened 2008, Valley Metro consists of a single light rail line that serves the cities of the Valley of the Sun, including Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona.
Current extension plans as of July 9 call for further extensions to the north, south, and west. The Tempe Streetcar is currently under construction as of July 2019.
Valley Metro Rail
Valley Metro Rail is a 42 km light rail transit line on an L-shaped alignment, running from Phoenix Arizona in the west to Mesa via Tempe in the east and serving 38 stations (5 of which have separate platforms in downtown Phoenix).
Valley Metro Rail was opened in December 2008 and the last extension to the line was the Gilbert Road extension in Mesa, opened in May 2019. Valley Metro Rail is owned and operated by Valley Metro.
|Service||M-F Midday||M-F Rush||Sat.||Sun.||Notes|
|Valley Metro Rail||12'||12'||15'||20'|
Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 12, 2020
References & Helpful Links
Official Website for Valley Metro: Valley Metro
All Official Maps - Valley Metro [Last Accessed Jan 12, 2020]
Official System Map - Valley Metro [Last Accessed Jan 12, 2020]
Official Map - Tempe Streetcar [Last Accessed Jan 12, 2020]
Color for Valley Metro Rail taken from May 2019 official system map. Color for Tempe Streetcar taken from Nov 2018 official streetcar map.