The community is invited to a special ribbon-cutting event will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, in the Fountain Hills Library parkinglot to celebrate the new express bus route by Valley Metro from Fountain Hills to the Gilbert/McDowell Road Park and Ride. The new 515 bus service will provide two daily trips from Fountain Hills with connector links to downtown Mesa, light rail, and downtown Phoenix.
The Route 515 Fountain Hills - Mesa Connector starts at the Fountain Hills Park-and-Ride on the northeast corner of El Lago Boulevard and La Montana Drive. Bus service departs Fountain Hills Monday through Friday at 6:04 a.m. and 7:04 a.m., arriving at the Gilbert/McDowell Park-and-Ride at 6:25 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. Return routes from the Gilbert/McDowell PNR start at 5:06 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. There is no weekend service for this route.
To see the entire route, connections, and times, check out www.valleymetro.org/maps-schedules.