by Jeff Smith
Ridership's looking good: http://downtowndevil.com/2012/04/06/257 ... c-transit/
Valley Metro CEO Steve Banta attended the press conference. Banta said that Valley Metro did not assist with the study but that the study promotes public transportation.Not sure if that's all rail related or not. I think they're a blended system.
“The total transit network, which is many modes working in concert, will help keep our young people in the region and support our local economy,” Banta said in a press release.
Valley Metro ridership has increased since it opened in 2008. February ridership of all Valley Metro operations in Phoenix was at 3,939,009, compared with February 2011, when ridership was at 3,577,855, according to Valley Metro’s monthly ridership reports.