Central Avenue and Camelback Road (Uptown) (Metro Light Rail station)

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Central Avenue and Camelback Road (Uptown)
METRO Light Rail Uptown Phoenix Station.jpg
Uptown Phoenix Station on December 29, 2008
Station statistics
Address Camelback at Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ
Line(s) METRO Light Rail
Parking 128 spaces [1]
Other information
Opened Dec. 27, 2008
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Valley Metro (Phoenix)
Services
Preceding station   Valley Metro   Following station
Metro Light Rail

Central Avenue and Camelback Road, also known as Uptown Phoenix, is a station on the METRO light rail line in uptown Phoenix, Arizona, USA. This station has a park and ride lot adjacent to and west of the station, along Camelback Road.

Notable places nearby[edit]

Artwork sculpture at Uptown Phoenix station
  • Uptown Plaza shopping Center (Central and Camelback)
  • Landmark Towers (Central and Pierson)
  • St. Francis Xavier Jesuit Cathedral (Central and Highland)
  • Brophy College Preparatory Academy (Central and Highland)
  • Xavier College Preparatory Academy (7th St. and Highland)
  • Lola Coffee House (Central and Grand Canal)

Ridership[edit]

Weekday Rail Passengers[2]
Year In Out Average Daily In Average Daily Out
2009 107,023 151,256 421 595
2010 192,829 195,075 762 771

Bus connections[edit]

  • 0 (Central Avenue)
  • 39 (40th Street / Mayo Clinic)
  • 50 (Camelback)
  • 512 (Scottsdale Express)

[3] Note that only the #39 bus enters the transit station; the transit center was built without the capability to turn left (west) onto Camelback, and a median prevents entering the transit station from northbound on Central, so all the other buses stop at various locations on neighboring streets.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frequently Asked Questions
  2. ^ "2010 Ridership by Station". 1-4-2011. Retrieved 2011-09-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Valley Metro Bus Book Online". 2008-07-28. Retrieved 2008-09-01. 

Coordinates: 33°30′31″N 112°4′30″W / 33.50861°N 112.07500°W / 33.50861; -112.07500