PHOENIX - A series of public events will be held to encourage feedback on potential Valley Metro transit fare changes that could take effect next March.
The proposal includes a 25 cent increase for a 1-Ride fair on local bus/LINK/light rail and a 50 cent increase for a 1-Ride fare on Express/RAPID, according to a news release from Valley Metro.
Presentations will not be provided at the open houses, however staff and materials will be available to share information and take comments.
October 22, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Tempe Transportation Center, Don Cassano Room 200 E. Fifth St., Tempe
October 25, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. City of Mesa, Utility Conference Room 640 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa
October 23, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Cesar Chavez Library 3635 W. Baseline Rd., Laveen October 25, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Arcadia High School, Conference Center 4703 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix
October 23, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. City of Chandler, Council Chambers 88 E. Chicago St., Chandler
October 27, 2012, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Granite Reef Senior Center, Room 01 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale
October 24, 2012, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Valley Metro, Board Room 101 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix
October 29, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Pecos Community Center, Multipurpose Room 17010 S. 48th St., Phoenix
October 24, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Cholla Library, Multipurpose Room 10050 Metro Pkwy., Phoenix
October 30, 2012, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Desert Sage Library, Multipurpose Room 7602 W. Encanto Blvd., Phoenix
October 24, 2012, 6 - 7:30 p.m. City of Glendale, Council Chambers 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale Public hearing.
November 1, 2012, 5 - 7:30 p.m.Valley Metro Board Room 101 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix. A public hearing is a formal meeting that includes a presentation, spoken comments and stenographer to capture all comments.
October 23, 2012, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Listen to a presentation and staff will respond to your questions.
Register by clicking here .
October 29, 2012, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Using #vmfares, learn more about the proposed fare adjustment and ask questions of @ValleyMetroRPTA
In addition to the potential transit fare change, a new 15-day pass is proposed for local bus/LINK/light rail and the 3-day pass could be discontinued, according to Valley Metro.
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