Valley Metro Rail opens extension to Gilbert Road in Mesa

Connections from the east Valley to jobs, schools and entertainment destinations will be 2 miles closer with the opening of the Gilbert Road Extension on May 18. The Gilbert Road extension expands the light rail system from 26 to 28 miles and includes stations at Stapley Drive/Main Street and Gilbert Road/Main Street. Each of the […]

Water donation from light rail testing delivered to United Food Bank

Thanks to a creative way to test passenger weight on the new Gilbert Road light rail extension, Valley Metro, along with project contractors Stacy and Witbeck Sundt, donated tons of water to United Food Bank. “This is an incredible gesture by the contractors and Mesa is absolutely thrilled that they chose to use bottled water […]

Valley Metro and Mesa host open house Nov. 14 on Fiesta District transit study

Valley Metro and the City of Mesa are hosting a public open house about a Fiesta District alternatives analysis study. The study is to determine high-capacity transit options to connect riders from the current light rail system on Main Street to areas within Mesa’s Fiesta District. The open house is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in […]