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Transit News 

 
Bus service being added Route 96 (Dobson Road) to serve Price Road 

The City of Chandler is modifying bus service on Route 96 (Dobson  Road) to serve a portion of the Price Road corridor during peak commuting  hours. The change will go into effect Mon., Oct. 27.

Route 96 currently serves Dobson Road south of Pecos Road during peak hours, including Intel and Orbital Sciences (see attached route map). The  modification will divert the route to Price Road between Germann and Queen Creek roads, providing new bus service to major employment centers such as
Wells Fargo, Continuum, Amkor, and Isagenix.

Two trips are being added to Route 96 to serve employees working longer hours, resulting in weekday service hours of approximately 5:30 to 9 a.m. and 2 to 6:30 p.m. Visit valleymetro.org  for a complete schedule of Route 96.

The route change will mean four existing bus stops on Dobson Road between Germann and Queen Creek roads will no longer receive service, but these
stops were underutilized, accounting for less than 10 percent of passenger boardings south of Pecos Road.

Map of Route 96 showing route change Route 96 Schedule
Map of Route 96 Price Road Service map Price Rd - Route 96


Southeast Valley Transit System Study

The Southeast Valley Transit System Study (SVTSS) is underway.  The study will look at potential near and long-term improvements to transit in the Southeast Valley.  Please visit the project website at valleymetro.org/sevtss for more information on the study.  Additionally, residents are encouraged to complete the survey that can be found at the project website (valleymetro.org/sevtss). 
 


Non-ADA Fare Increase

On July 1, 2014, the non-ADA Dial-a-Ride base fare will increase from $2.50 to $4.00.  The per-mile surcharges will remain the same at $0.50 for miles 6 - 15 and $1.00 per mile for miles 16+. 

Please visit the Valley Metro Web site by clicking here for more information.
 


Questions/ Comments

E-mail us comments/ questions at: transit@chandleraz.gov


 Title VI Information

View the City of Chandler's Title VI Statement by clicking here.