Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Public Transit Department asks users on feedback about proposed budget‏

Share your views on Phoenix Public Transit's proposed budget

Visit a city budget hearing, or respond online to changes affecting local bus, Dial-A-Ride and light rail.

The Public Transit Department is soliciting comment on its proposals for the citywide 2010-11 budget. A series of public hearings will present proposed changes to the city of Phoenix budget; included in the presentation to the public are proposed changes to transit service within the city of Phoenix set to occur on July 26, 2010.

The proposed changes may impact fixed-route bus service, para-transit service, and light rail service by a reduction in operating hours and frequency of service and elimination of bus routes. Information about the city budget and hearing dates, times and locations, is available at

Public comment is encouraged. You may fill out a comment form at www.phoenix.gov/publictransit/svtransit.html.

Letters can be sent to the Public Transit Department: “July 2010 Transit Service Changes,” City of Phoenix Public Transit Department, 302 N First Ave., Suite 900, Phoenix, AZ 85003, or you can email comments to
PubTrans@Phoenix.gov until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday February 24, 2010. This information can be provided in an alternate format upon request. For reasonable accommodations please call Don Phillips as early as possible to coordinate needed arrangements.

Source: Metro Light Rail

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