On Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Coral Gables and downtown Miami, impacting Metrobus, Metrorail and Metromover services. INSIDE: A breakdown of the closures.
One day after Tropical Storm Isaac’s drenching rains and gusty winds virtually brought South Florida to a stand still, Miami-Dade County officials are working to get everything back to normal.
The Magic City’s Metrorail now rolls into Miami International Airport. The new super sophisticated Metrorail station opened for business Saturday and some passengers couldn’t wait to board and ride.
It’s a good day for Miami-Dade transit. On Wednesday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood presented county leaders with a $10 million grant.
Three people were hurt Friday morning in a chain reaction accident, when an SUV apparently hit a pedestrian on West Dixie Highway, only to he struck in turn by a Miami-Dade bus. The pedestrian and 2 people in the SUV were hospitalized.
Miami-Dade Transit is looking to fill over120 part-time bus driver positions. The move comes after some veteran full-time bus drivers are being trained to become Metrorail operators for the forthcoming elevated train line to Miami International Airport.
Maintenance work brought Miami’s free Metromover train to a standstill on Sunday. The train system is undergoing routine maintenance on the tracks, Miami-Dade Transit is providing shuttle bus service instead.
Racketeering charges have been dropped against two high level Wackenhut employees accused of overbilling the county for Metrorail security.
Miami-Dade residents who rely on the county’s buses and trains to get around will soon have a new way to do so seamlessly beginning next month.
Residents of Miami-Dade who rely on the county’s bus and rail service will not have to worry about a slowdown, according to the head of the transit union.