Rail Ride Event to officially begin with Game 2 of the WNBA Finals Thursday night!
METRO light rail, US Airways Center, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury will officially launch the Rail Ride Event program during an announcement tomorrow (Wednesday, September 30) at 6:30 a.m. The announcement will take place at the Park and Ride location on 19th Avenue and Montebello Avenue, across from the light rail station platform.
The unique program will be activated for the first time when the Phoenix Mercury take on the Indiana Fever on Thursday, October 1 in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals at US Airways Center. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.
Through The Rail Ride Event, METRO will recognize any US Airways Center event ticket as valid light rail fare on the day of the event, for four hours prior to the start of the event, through the end of the transit day. The program will begin tomorrow and run through September 30, 2010.
METRO Board Chair and Phoenix Vice Mayor Tom Simplot,
Rick Simonetta, METRO CEO
Ralph Marchetta, USAirwaysCenter General Manager
Jay Parry, Phoenix Mercury President and Chief Operating Officer
Members of the Phoenix Mercury Hip Hop Squad Scorch
Phoenix Mercury mascot
Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 a.m.
19th Avenue and MontebelloAvenuePark and Ride location (Across from the light rail station)