ADOT looking for input on possible passenger rail line

2014-03-10T00:00:00Z 2014-03-11T18:02:08Z ADOT looking for input on possible passenger rail lineArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Department of Transportation will hold two outreach events in the Tucson area to solicit public comment for the agency’s study on a possible passenger rail line between Tucson and Phoenix.

ADOT will set up booths at the Marana Main Street Festival on April 5 and the Pima County Fair on April 18-19.

The agency is seeking feedback on three potential routes that have been selected for further study:

  • The Green alternative, which would run along Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.
  • The Orange alternative, which would serve Phoenix area’s East Valley.
  • And the Yellow alternative, which also would serve the East Valley and share a right of way with the Union Pacific Railroad north of Eloy.

All three routes would run along I-10, south of Eloy to Tucson.

The public comment period lasts through May 31.

For more information and a map of the routes, go to azdot.gov/passengerrail

Jamar Younger

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