PHOENIX - Valley Metro is celebrating the opening of its newest park-and-ride lot ride in Phoenix with free breakfast and transit passes Wednesday morning.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded 7th Avenue and Camelback Road park-and-ride offers light rail passengers additional and shaded parking, according to Hillary Foose with METRO light rail.
To celebrate the lot's opening, METRO will offer free breakfast -- courtesy Copper Star Coffee, America's Best Taco Shop and Fry's -- and 100 free all-day transit passes provided by Hunter Contracting Co.
Also on hand… the Phoenix Suns Gorilla. There will also be an opportunity to enter a drawing for Phoenix Suns/US Airways Center ticket packages.
Foose says the opening of the lot is well-timed, with growth in light rail ridership and gas prices.
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