Light Rail Rides in Phoenix

After 4 years of construction, the first light rail line has opened in Phoenix. NPR looks at the new transit option for the sprawling desert city.
December 31, 2008, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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"Phoenix opened its first light-rail line over the weekend."

"The 20-mile line begins in the suburb of Mesa, goes through downtown Phoenix, the airport and the Diamondbacks' Chase Field. It ends in North Phoenix."

"The project is the culmination of more than a decade of planning and a $1.4 billion budget."

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Published on Monday, December 29, 2008 in NPR
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