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(Source: Miami-Dade County) A new MIA Mover train

Weekend Travelers First To Use MIA Mover

Getting from Miami International Airport to the rental car center and other ground transportation is a lot easier for travelers this weekend. All they have to do is take the train, known as the MIA mover, a quarter-billion dollar component in creating a transportation linking air travel and ground travel.

09/10/2011

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Woman Found Dead Near Train Tracks In S. Florida

Authorities are investigating the death of an elderly woman who they say may have been hit by a train in South Florida.

CBS4–07/14/2011

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Man Struck, Killed By Train In Fort Lauderdale

A 33-year-old man was struck and killed by a train in Fort Lauderdale Friday morning, officials said. Some streets in the area have been closed as authorities investigate the incident.

CBS4–05/20/2011

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Tri-Rail Ridership Up, Along With Gas Prices

South Florida’s Tri-Rail system saw a jump in ridership of more than 10 percent in February as the price of gasoline spiked, according to a new report.

CBS4–03/14/2011

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Woman Killed By Train In Pompano

POMPANO BEACH (CBS4) – A woman was killed early Friday morning when she was hit by a train as she crossed the the tracks on Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach. Investigators are trying to figure […]

CBS4–01/21/2011

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Feds Give Florida Major Bullet Train Bucks

The dream of Florida lawmakers to have a high-speed rail line which would run from Miami to Orlando and other parts of the state just got a step closer.

CBS4–12/09/2010

Jingle Ball 2010

Hot Ticket For Cool Concert: Y100′s Jingle Ball

The Y100 Jingle Ball, with some of today’s top performing artists, takes place this weekend in Sunrise.

CBS4–12/08/2010

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Feds: Transit Fares Not “Properly Accounted For”

Miami-Dade County Transit buses and trains were running Wednesday but without new federal funding. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has suspended the county’s automatic access to a pool of grant money totaling some $182 million dollars.

CBS4–11/24/2010

I Team: Dade’s Easy Card Becomes Easy Fraud

MIAMI (CBS4) ―
(9/14/2010)
Installed last year at a cost of $42 million, the Easy Card system is supposed to make Miami Dade transit fast and simple. Regular riders can buy an Easy Card, load it up with cash, and then use it to get around the county.

You just swipe your card and go.

But for almost a year, the system allowed credit card thieves to buy thousands of dollars in Easy Cards — and then sell them for cash to unsuspecting passengers.

CBS4–09/14/2010

I-Team: Behind The Scenes Of Near Train Collision

A CBS4 I-Team investigation into your safety now finds that a trainee and engineer in a southbound Amtrak train attempted to keep a near collision with a northbound Tri-Rail train quiet. The engineer admitted to authorities that he went as far as keeping his own conductor and other crew members in the dark about what happened.

That information is contained in statements given by train crew members to train officials obtained by the CBS4 I-Team.

CBS4–12/16/2008

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