Valley Metro reinstating some services beginning July 27

Independent Newsmedia
Posted 7/15/20

Valley Metro is reinstating select Express bus trips beginning July 27 on several routes, according to a release.

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Valley Metro reinstating some services beginning July 27


Valley Metro is reinstating select Express bus trips beginning July 27 on the following routes, according to a release.

To access the full schedules that takes effect July 27, click on the specific route and use the dropdown tab and select July 27 through Oct. 23. 

Tempe Orbit circulators will return to their pre-COVID service levels running every 15 minutes.

"Valley Metro is committed to serving riders safely," the agency stated in the release. "We appreciate our riders’ understanding as we implement rider and operator precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Click here for more information on specific schedule adjustments.

For all service updates related to COVID-19 visit

Valley Metro provides eco-friendly public transit options to residents of greater Phoenix and Maricopa County including the planning and operations of a regional bus system and 28 miles of light rail.

In Fiscal Year 2019, total ridership for the system was 64 million passengers, Valley Metro states. Five high capacity transit extensions are in planning or under construction that will create a 50-mile system by 2030.

Valley Metro also offers transit options including alternative transportation programs for seniors and people with disabilities, commuter vanpools, online carpool matching, bus trip mapping, bicycle safety and telework assistance.

Two Boards of Directors from 19 local cities, towns and the county set the policy direction for the agency with the intent of advancing the regional public transit system.