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Miami-Dade County Public Transportation


Metrorail to Broward `not an option' - July 10, 2010 - The plan to build an extension of Metrorail north to the Broward County line is likely dead due to lack of funds.

Expanded Tri-Rail, bus-rail links between Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties key to area success - April 25, 2010 -   Improving tri-county transportation is crucial to South Florida's success, business leaders say, but it's no overnight task.

New bus routes to link Broward, Dade - January 23, 2010 - Early Monday, county buses from Miami-Dade and Broward will begin operating routes deep into each other's backyards for the first time.

Arrest warrants issued in Special Transit System fraud case - January 13, 2010 - A company that runs a special county transit system created to give rides to the elderly and disabled overbilled taxpayers for hundreds of thousands of dollars for trips that never happened, authorities said.

Bus link for Dade, Broward - January 11, 2010 - Before the end of the month, new bus routes between Miami and Fort Lauderdale will start running along express lanes on Interstate 95,where drivers begin paying tolls Friday.

Bus service cut again, almost to pre-half-penny tax level - December 12, 2009 - New reductions in Miami-Dade bus service will take effect Sunday, part of a budget control effort that rolls back service to just above the level before voters agreed to a half-penny transit tax.

Miami-Dade's Metrorail derailed from 10-year transit plan - October 27, 2009 - Long-promised northern and east/west Metrorail extensions don't appear in Miami-Dade County's proposed 10-year transit development plan.

Cashless Florida's Turnpike looms - October 26, 2009 - By early 2011, the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike will be converted to electronic tolling between Miramar and Florida City. The long-term goal is to make the entire road cash-free.

Transportation panel wants public's input - October 8, 2009 - South Florida transportation officials will hold 11 public meetings throughout the region to solicit ideas about what type of transit should operate on a corridor that would follow the Florida East Coast Railway track along the eastern shore.

Tri-Rail seeing double-digit ridership declines - September 25, 2009 - http://www.miamitodaynews.com/news/090924/story4.shtml

Transit surtax spending safe after Dade commission ups transit support - September 25, 2009 - Half-percent sales surtax proceeds can still fund long-standing Miami-Dade Transit services after commissioners last week OK'd a budget that avoids what could have been a major jam.

Budget snafu leaves Miami-Dade transit tax spending in limbo - August 20, 2009 - Miami-Dade won't be able to use half-penny transit sales surtax proceeds to support existing transportation services should commissioners follow Mayor Carlos Alvarez's lead and choose not to increase the county transit outlay in the upcoming fiscal year.




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Quote of the Year

The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.

Larry Hardiman

What Happens when you ignor politics When you ignor politics and when you least expect it then its too late.