For Valley Metro Bus Routes and Schedules, Operating in the City of Phoenix, Effective Jan. 28, 2013
The city of Phoenix Public Transit Department held two public meetings and a public hearing to present proposed changes to a number of city of Phoenix-operated and funded Valley Metro bus routes. The proposed changes were approved by the Phoenix City Council, and will take effect January 28, 2013
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RAPID Central/South Mountain – New service from 27th Ave. & Baseline into Downtown Phoenix. This pilot program has been operating since July 23, 2012.
Current schedule and route map (PDF)
SMART Neighborhood Circulator – Changed frequency from 60 minutes to 35 minutes by cutting portions of the western end of the route.
New route map (PDF)
Light Rail Northwest Extension Modifications:
Light rail construction will occur between Bethany Home Road and Dunlap Road, starting in January, 2013.
Rt. 15 – Terminate at Montebello and 19th Ave; eliminate northern routing
Rt. 19 – Reroute off 19th Ave to 7th Ave. between Dunlap & Bethany Home during light rail construction
19th Avenue Shuttle – New service on 19th Ave. between Dunlap & Bethany Home during light rail construction
Rt. 60 – Reroute to 19th Ave & Montebello Transit Center via 15th Avenue
Route changes for Light Rail Northwest Extension construction (PDF)
44th St & Washington Bus Service Modifications:
Changes to local bus service to connect with the PHX Sky Train, slated to begin operation in early 2013.
Rt. 1 – Service into 44th St/Washington Transit Center
Rt. 13 – Terminate at Sky Harbor Terminal 4; eliminate northern routing
Rt. 44 – Terminate at 44th St/ Washington; eliminate southern routing
Route changes to local bus routes connecting with PHX Sky Train (PDF)