Valley Metro brings you stories about how the transit system connects communities and enhances lives. The riders are diverse yet their lives all intersect on public transit. Storylines, hosted by Brittany Hoffman and Madeline Phipps, shares the stories about building and operating a transit system that brings people together and links them to their favorite destinations.
Life is a Beautiful Ride. Enjoy Valley Bike Month.
April is Valley Bike Month! Join Brittany and Madeline as they talk all about biking with Valley Metro’s Commute Solutions Program Coordinator Suzanne Day. TaiAnna Yee, City of Tempe PIO for Transportation and Sustainability, joins the episode to share about the importance of mobility to the city and how to participate in local Bike Month activities.
Next stop for Scott Smith
Listen in as Madeline and Brittany talk to retiring Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith. Learn about Smith’s favorite memories working for Valley Metro, as well as his retirement plans and thoughts on the future of transportation in the Valley.
Broadway Curve Project
The I-10 Broadway Curve improvement project is Arizona's first major urban freeway reconstruction project. Go behind the barricades with Brittany and Madeline to find out more.
Microtransit: the next chapter of on-demand transportation
What is microtransit, and is it coming to a neighborhood near you? Hear more about this new form of on-demand transportation and what Valley Metro is doing behind the scenes to bring it to you.
Bring Cheer All Year
Valley Metro Customer Experience Coordinators (CECs) assist light rail riders to create the ultimate riding experience. Listen in as the CECs share some of their most memorable and uplifting stories from riding light rail.
What does sustainability look like for buses
Every time you choose to ride Valley Metro you are making a choice to improve the environment. Learn about electric buses and what Valley Metro is doing to help combat climate change.
This show is a great way to learn about transit in the Valley. Good for students interested in transportation, involved community members, or anyone just wanting to learn more about transit and the people that work in this sector.
I really liked the episode on how our transit system is funded