Downtown Tempe, Arizona



METRO Light Rail

METRO Light Rail Stations

The 20-mile METRO light rail line connects Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa, including 5.5 miles through Tempe. There are 2 stations in the Mill Avenue District

  • Mill Avenue/3rd Street Station
  • College Ave/5th Street Station


Park & Ride Locations

There are eight park-and-ride locations offering a total of 3,513 parking spaces. METRO park-and-rides are free. All park-and-rides are monitored by security cameras, security officers and municipal police officers. No overnight parking is permitted; cars left in lots after the end of the METRO service day will be ticketed or towed. If you are a late-shift worker or have another transit-related reason for parking between the hours of 1-4 a.m., you can apply for a METRO special parking permit. Please note that overnight parking requests based on use of the airport will not be approved; travelers need to use long-term airport parking or private parking services.


  • 19th Avenue/Montebello Avenue - 794 spaces
  • 19th Avenue/Camelback Road - 410 spaces
  • Central Avenue/Camelback Road - 135 spaces
  • 38th Street/Washington Street - 189 spaces
  • Dorsey Lane/Apache Boulevard - 190 spaces
  • McClintock Road/Apache Boulevard - 300 spaces
  • Price Freeway/Apache Boulevard - 693 spaces
  • Sycamore Street/Main Street - 802 spaces