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Front Page » Breaking News » Metrorail rolls back toward SMART transit plan

Metrorail rolls back toward SMART transit plan


Written by on September 5, 2017

With the state kicking in 50%, the plan to put Metrorail on two Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan corridors could be revived.

The plan, rolled out in February 2016, targets six transit lines corridors. Metrorail running at street level was studied for two – the north, along Northwest 27th Avenue from the Martin Luther King Jr. station to the county line; and the south, parallel to US 1 from Dadeland to Homestead and Florida City – but in July, Mayor Carlos Giménez said rail is too expensive. Together, the corridors run 29.5 miles…To read the full story click here