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Valley Metro has been awarded a USD15.9M 'Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equality (RAISE) grant to advance its studies into a new extension to its service - Rio East-Dobson Streetcar Extension (REDE) 
 
The REDE project aims to add an additional 4.35 miles (6.9km) to the existing 3 mile route and help enhance regional connectivity and to support the area's continued rapid growth - studies predict a 55% percent increase in residents in the area by 2050. 
 
Valley Metro says the grant funds will allow the project to achieve its full potential to increase air-quality, boost economic development and meet the evolving needs of the community.  
 
'We know there is a demand for an efficient transportation network that connects west MESA residents to education, jobs and economic centres within our city and the region. The RAISE grant is a critical investment to move this project forward.' said Mesa Vice Mayor and Incoming Chair of Valley Metro Rail Francisco Heredia. 
Valley Metro Transit in operation in Phoenix, Arizona (Valley Metro) 
 
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