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Major roadwork on Palmetto Expressway drives ahead

Major roadwork on the Palmetto continues this week for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) despite the global coronavirus pandemic bringing much of our daily lives to a screeching halt. With folks advised to stay home and…

Are electric buses due to replace Metrobuses too soon or too late?

Are electric buses due to replace Metrobuses too soon or too late?

Talks last week over a report that found Transportation Director Alice Bravo’s mishandling of a bus order delayed replacing aging Metrobuses led to discord among Miami-Dade commissioners and staff about…

Tri-Rail into downtown Miami awaits Brightline’s action

Tri-Rail into downtown Miami awaits Brightline’s action

Thousands of would-be downtown commuters wait anxiously to learn when Tri-Rail trains will roll into Miami Central station, and they aren’t alone. The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Tri-Rail’s parent,…

Metromover repairs of falling concrete may dip into transit tax

Metromover repairs of falling concrete may dip into transit tax

Repairs to unstable concrete on the Brickell and Omni Metromover loops could begin next month, provided Miami-Dade lawmakers OK spending $5 million in People’s Transportation Plan (PTP) funds. County commissioners…

Deal would bring 750 shared electric mopeds to Miami

Deal would bring 750 shared electric mopeds to Miami

Soon, 750 black-and-blue electric mopeds will be zooming at up to 30 miles an hour through the streets of Miami. The Miami Parking Authority Board of Directors last week gave…

Virgin Train to run from PortMiami to Disney World

Virgin Train to run from PortMiami to Disney World

Within three years, Florida’s visitors and residents may be able to go to Disney World or Universal Studios, then take a Virgin Train directly from Orlando International Airport to PortMiami…

Per passenger cost up 10% as transit ridership fell 8 million

Per passenger cost up 10% as transit ridership fell 8 million

Ridership on Miami-Dade transit fell by nearly 8 million passenger trips between 2017 and 2018, resulting in higher per-passenger operating costs, figures released by the county Department of Transportation and…

Multi-million deal would run Virgin Trains into Port of Miami

Multi-million deal would run Virgin Trains into Port of Miami

Less than a week after they OK’d spending up to $76.7 million in taxpayer dollars on a new Virgin Trains station in Aventura, Miami-Dade lawmakers today (10/17) are to look…

New mobility world coming to South Dade Transitway

New mobility world coming to South Dade Transitway

Work to convert the South Dade Transitway into a Bus Express Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor could begin by June – if Miami-Dade is able to surmount a few remaining funding…

Miami-Dade’s first fleet of electric buses draws nearer

Miami-Dade’s first fleet of electric buses draws nearer

Miami-Dade is close to ordering its first fleet of electric buses. The Citizens’ Independent Transportation Trust, which manages the countywide “half-penny” transit tax, last week OK’d spending $72.2 million to…

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