Valley Metro labor dispute effecting Scottsdale bus routes

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A Valley Metro bus. (photo by WikiMedia)

A labor dispute is affecting a number of fixed bus routes in the Valley Metro system, including several that serve Scottsdale, according to the city’s website.

Transit users in Scottsdale should plan for these local impacts:

  • Routes 80 (Shea Boulevard), 154 (Greenway to Thunderbird Park and Ride), and 170 (Bell Road) are not operating
  • Route 50 (Camelback Road) is operating on a Saturday schedule
  • All other fixed routes in and through Scottsdale are operating normally (Routes 72, 81, 29, 17, 41, 56)
  • Express routes are operating normally
  • All 4 Scottsdale Trolley routes are operating fully

A Valley Metro news release advises riders to purchase all-day passes instead of multiday passes, because no refunds will be given for loss of service due to the strike, the city of Scottsdale website stated.

Keep up-to-date via valleymetro.orglinks to external site. Updates will also be posted on Facebook.com/valleymetrolinks to external site and Twitter @valleymetrorptalinks to external site.

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