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Every workday for the past two years, Nora Hermon has ridden Metro light rail to the 44th Street and Washington station and boarded a shuttle bus to get to and from her job at a Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport gift shop.
The PHX Sky Train opens to the public Monday. Take a look at 10 fast facts about the newest transportation system in the Valley:
As of Monday, April 8, those traveling between Metro light rail and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport can catch a free, air-conditioned ride aboard PHX Sky Train.
PHX Sky Train will have two to three cars, each holding 53 passengers, leaving every few minutes. [Cortney Bennett/Cronkite News]
Steve Grubbs, a Phoenix Aviation Department special projects administrator, said PHX Sky Train is designed to accommodate expansion to other terminals. [Cortney Bennett/Cronkite News]
Blue Stratus, patterned after cloud, is one piece of public art incorporated into the PHX Sky Train project. [Cortney Bennett/Cronkite News]
The importance of air travel to her community – and the state – is not lost on Lori Quan.
When the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport board launched a national search for a new executive director, it learned the same lesson Dorothy, and perhaps many of the residents who have departed from the airport’s gates, have been preaching: “There’s no place like home.”
Airport’s ‘Sky Train’ to open April 8
It won't happen in time for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but flying out of the Valley will get a littler easier.
Congratulations, light-rail riders of the East Valley, for making the Sycamore/Main Street station the system's most popular stop.
Getting There: Didn’t I say this past week would be busy for the local world of going places? We learned downtown Mesa is on the verge of a major change, due to the pending arrival of light rail. Hopefully, Metro’s smart card problem will be fixed before those trains arrive.
The federal government is willing to fund new transit projects, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, but keeping buses and trains running is up to the locals.
This is an artist's rendition for the planned PHX Sky Train. March 26, 2009.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is about to start up its own version of "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." No, not the 1987 comedy of holiday travel horrors, but a way to connect with Metro light rail.
The National Weather Service is looking for some attentive eyes to watch the skies. With the monsoons just weeks away, volunteers are needed to phone in reports of severe weather.