The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is bringing two open houses for its intercity rail study to the East Valley over the next two weeks. All it takes is three simple steps to participate in ADOT’s intercity rail study: watch a video, read a booklet and take a survey at one of the open houses or online at

The next area open house is scheduled for Oct. 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Chandler Downtown Library Copper Room, 22 S. Delaware St. The schedule of all meeting times and locations is available at or by calling toll-free (855) 250-7245.

For those who cannot attend one of the scheduled open houses, online participation is encouraged at or via email to Community members can view a brief video, read the project booklet and take a short survey on the website.  All comments must be received by Nov. 14.

• Briefs compiled from staff and wire reports.

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