Friday, December 18, 2009


Metro's First Year Anniversary - All Day Saturday, December 19th

Ride light rail this Saturday for your chance to receive a “golden” transit pass! Discover new businesses, special discounts and be generally rewarded for your support of METRO in its first year. Here’s the inside scoop:


Ala Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, METRO will specially mark “golden” tickets in certain fare vending machines along the line. Buy your pass from any of the on-platform fare vending machines at the following stations for your chance to win:

Montebello/19th Avenue
Central Avenue/Camelback
Roosevelt/Central Avenue
Van Buren/Central Avenue and Van Buren/1st Avenue
Mill Avenue/3rd Street
Veterans Way/College Avenue
Price-101 Freeway/Apache Boulevard
Sycamore/Main Street

The 50 “golden” transit pass recipients will be entered into a raffle to receive one of 30 pairs of US Airways Center event tickets – either to a Phoenix Suns home game or a family-friendly event, like Disney on Ice or Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. Two lucky winners will recieve “Grand Golden VIP Experiences” that include:

Four lower-level tickets to a Phoenix Suns home game
Seats on the Suns bench during pre-game warm-ups
Suns locker room tour
Suns autographed memorabilia

For additional information, including rider appreciation discounts, rules, regulations and eligibility details, visit Platinum Pass and U-Pass cardholders have also been integrated into this program.

Source: Councilman Simplot District 4 E-News

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