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5/13/2019



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Valley Metro to open Gilbert Road light-rail extension this week


Valley Metro’s 1.9-mile Gilbert Road extension includes two new stations, a park-and-ride and a transit center.
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Valley Metro on May 18 will begin operation of the 1.9-mile Gilbert Road light-rail extension in Mesa, Arizona. 

The agency will mark the opening of the more than $180 million extension by offering limited free transit passes to riders, according to a Valley Metro press release.

The Gilbert Road Extension runs from Mesa Drive to Gilbert Road and includes two new stations, a park-and-ride and transit center. 

Including the new extension, Valley Metro's rail system includes 28 miles of track and 38 stations. 



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