The new 515 bus service provides two daily trips from Fountain Hills with connector links to downtown Mesa, light rail, Gilbert and Chandler, and downtown Phoenix, including the State Capital.
The Route 515 Fountain Hills - Mesa Connector starts at the Fountain Hills Park-and-Ride on the northeast corner of El Lago Boulevard and La Montana Drive. Bus service departs Fountain Hills Monday through Friday at 6:04 a.m. and 7:04 a.m., arriving at the Gilbert/McDowell Park-and-Ride at 6:25 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. Return routes from the Gilbert/McDowell PNR start at 5:06 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. There is no weekend service for this route.
It's free when you board the Express 515 Connector at the Fountain Hills Library or the Gilbert & McDowell Park-and-Ride. You pay when riding either the Northeast Mesa Express 535 or the Gilbert and Chandler 136 service.
To see the entire route, connections, and times, check out www.valleymetro.org/maps-schedules.