METRO is the Valley's new light rail system
providing a new way
to get to work, school, shopping, and entertainment destinations in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.
Saturday - December 27 - 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Phoenix Rising: A Downtown Celebration ( Third Street between Jefferson and Washington)
Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Phoenix Convention Centers North Building and METRO Light Rail.
Free celebrations at five of the citys nine light rail stations, with a centerpiece community party near the new Tempe Transportation Center.
It may only be a mile, but It All Starts Here! Be a part of this historic event--the celebration of one of the biggest transportation projects Arizona has seen since the opening of the first freeway.
In the News
A dress rehearsal for the new Metro light-rail system went smoothly Friday as trains packed with VIPs and special guests rolled out of Tempe for Phoenix and Mesa.
Light-rail officials had to wait until the day after Christmas to show off their shiny new train set. But the select members of the public who took a ride Friday thought the experience and what Metro can do for the Valley was well worth the wait.
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