Metro passengers could be barraged with ads inside and outside the trains this fall as the transit agency tries to get through the grim economy with a new source of money.
The Metro board voted unanimously Wednesday to reverse its no-advertisement policy and adopted a program that would be the most aggressive among new Western light-rail systems.
Come celebrate Phoenix’s first “Third Friday Concert Series” on Friday, April 17 at the new Downtown Civic Space park. The free concert will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will feature Turn Back, O Man and The Matthew Reveles Band.
Join your neighbors from downtown Phoenix at the grand opening of the new Civic Space Park on Thursday, April 16.
A community cookout hosted by the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department begins at 11am, followed by the official opening ceremonies at 3pm. The celebration will end with a lighting of Janet Echelman’s “Her Secret is Patience” sculpture at 7:30pm. The full agenda of the events will be available at the park, printed on a limited supply of reusable souvenir shopping bags.
Great news! The Downtown Phoenix Civic Space Park will be officially opened on April 16th. Stop by the Downtown Phoenix Journal often, we’ll be sure to keep you updated on all of the happenings during the Grand Opening Weekend.
Sure, it’s not in Phoenix, but it’s a light rail ride away. Hit up the concert and head on back to Phoenix to avoid the crush of crazy concert goers on Mill Ave.