Arizona Light Rail Extension Delayed

3 June 2010 (Last Updated June 3rd, 2010 18:30)

The light rail extension to the US city of Glendale, Arizona, has been delayed until 2026. The governing board, Metro light rail, initially planned to open the line by 2017, according to azcentral.com. The extension is intended to connect Glendale with Phoenix in Arizona.

The light rail extension to the US city of Glendale, Arizona, has been delayed until 2026.

The governing board, Metro light rail, initially planned to open the line by 2017, according to azcentral.com.

The extension is intended to connect Glendale with Phoenix in Arizona.

Regional funding troubles due to the economic downturn are to blame for the delay, according to Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs.