Thursday, October 16, 2008

METRO free-ride weekend has been extended

PHOENIX — Your window to experience the new METRO light rail system for free has been extended through Dec. 31.

Fares will be required beginning Jan. 1, 2009.

The original plans for METRO’s grand opening included a free-ride weekend on Saturday, Dec. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008 only. But with a recent Board decision, the opportunity to offer a greater number of free rides and exposure to this new system was approved.

Free rides will be offered from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 27; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 28; and as part of METRO’s regular service hours on Monday, Dec. 29 – Wednesday, Dec. 31.

More information on the METRO grand opening will be forthcoming.

Source: Metro Light Rail

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