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The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is closely monitoring Erika. For any updates about County facilities and services, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/emergency
Miami-Dade Transit provides safe, reliable, efficient and accessible public transportation on more than 100 bus routes and 22 miles of rapid transit. Riding mass transit is one of the primary ways to help reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and lessen traffic congestion.
Riding on transit also helps to save money. According to the American Public Transportation Association, the cost savings of taking transit over driving to work continues to rise. As of January 2014, commuters who take transit instead of driving to work save $829 a month on average, or nearly $10,000 a year.
In keeping with the County’s green efforts, and to provide residents with the latest bus technology, reliability and comfort, Miami-Dade Transit has placed hybrid buses into passenger service. These buses operate in routes with heavy passenger usage and in Bus Rapid Transit corridors such as Kendall Drive and the I-95 Express. Hybrid buses typically save 25% in fuel costs, are quieter, run smoother and have lower emissions.
Car and vanpooling
Every time you share a ride and eliminate a trip, you help the environment. To find fellow carpoolers or vanpoolers, visit South Florida Commuter Services or call 1-800-234-RIDE (7433). Already carpooling or vanpooling to work? Sign up for the Emergency Ride Home program online and receive FREE taxi rides from work during emergencies.
Clean, Lean and Green!
Bicycling is a popular way to commute that can keep our air cleaner and your body leaner. Now, Miami-Dade's Parks and Public Works and Waste Management departments are improving bike trails to encourage emissions-free travel, fitness and fun! Cyclists can also take a single-seat two-wheel bike just about anywhere in Miami-Dade County on Metrorail, Metromover and many Metrobus routes, thanks to the Bike & Ride Program.
Transit Service Updates
Save time! Follow Metrorail and Metrobus service updates to plan your trip properly.
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