Rail splits the Glendale City Council

Screen Shot 2016-05-25 at 4.32.37 PMBy Jeff Grant | Daily News-Sun and yourwestvalley.com

The Glendale City Council, in a 4-3 vote, has endorsed a plan to extend Valley Metro’s light-rail network into downtown Glendale via a 5-mile route supporters say will draw economic development while detractors say ignores less-disruptive options to mainly small businesses and other entities in that area.

The proposal backed Tuesday before a three-quarters full council chamber that included speakers on both sides of the issue, still requires passage from the Phoenix City Council and, later, the boards of both Valley Metro and the Maricopa Association of Governments, according to Valley Metro interim CEO Scott Smith.

Construction would not begin until early 2023, and the line would not open until mid-2026.

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