Public Transit

Welcome to the Phoenix Public Transit Department

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Caption:Maria Hyatt, Interim Public Transit Director

Phoenix Public Transit, is a department of the city of Phoenix and the largest member of the Valley Metro regional transit system; it provides its residents transit services ranging from local bus and commuter bus to alternative transportation for people with disabilities and senior citizens. Phoenix funds much of its transit service through Transit 2000 - a local sales tax approved by Phoenix voters, a portion of a regional sales tax known as Proposition 400, and federal funds including grants.

As the designated recipient for federal transit funds to the metro-Phoenix area, the department coordinates several grant application processes, oversees grant compliance by recipient agencies, and participates in transit planning for Valley Metro.

We hope that you will find the information  useful in traveling to your destination or your exploration of the city of Phoenix.


Maria Hyatt
Interim Public Transit Director

October 2014 Proposed Bus Service Changes

We're notifying riders of proposed changes to city of Phoenix funded Valley Metro bus routes, effective on October 27, 2014.  The proposed changes impact routes 1, 3, 10, 15, 17, 29, 35, 41, 50, 60, 80, 106 and 138.  Three new routes are also proposed to be added to the system (28, 75, and 83).  Your input is important!  Click here for more route and feedback information.


Stay Healthy During Flu Season

The Phoenix Public Transit Department encourages all passengers to take appropriate measures to keep themselves healthy during the flu season.  Every year, millions of Americans are infected with the influenza virus, better known as the flu.  The flu season can start as early as October and last through the following May.  With more than 68 routes and nine transit centers serving Phoenix every day, there are bound to be a few bus riders who don’t feel well.  

For more information about the flu season, please visit  Learn about wellness through the FitPHX Health Initiative by clicking here.

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