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The Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works and the Friends of The Underline partner to host Earth Day event

MIAMI (April 17, 2017)

On Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works and the Friends of The Underline will host a community clean up at the future Underline.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Underline Brickell Backyard and will feature free snacks and prizes. Clean up gear will be provided on site.

Volunteers who would like to participate can sign up on Eventbrite: .

When completed, The Underline will be a 10-mile linear greenway, urban trail and living art destination that will transform the previous pedestrian walkway and bike path under the Metrorail into a thriving space of natural habitats, world-class walking, running and biking facilities, inviting exercise zones and a blank canvas for local artists to contribute murals, sculptures, installations and performance art.  
Those participating in the event are encouraged to take transit and exit at the Brickell Metrorail station.
For more information about transit services, or to plan a trip on transit, the public can download the free Miami-Dade Transit Tracker app.

Also available from DTPW is the EASY Pay app, which allows anyone to turn their smartphone into a mobile ticket and just scan to ride. Visit EASY Pay page for more information. Transit riders now can also pay for parking via their mobile devices with the PayByPhone cashless app.

About The Underline:
The Underline is a planned 10-mile urban greenway that will be built in phases, the first of which will begin in the Brickell area. For more information visit, and/or follow them on social on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @theunderlinemia.

About Friends of The Underline:
Friends of The Underline is a 501C3 non-profit organization advocating to transform the underutilized land below Miami's Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, urban trail and canvas for artistic expression to create a safer, healthier, more connected, mobile and engaged community. The Underline will be open to all and serve all with amenities and art that will connect people to place and each other.

About the Department of Transportation and Public Works:
The Department of Transportation and Public Works was created to improve the sustainability of our transportation networks as part of a wider goal of creating more vibrant, livable, sustainable cities and improving the quality of life for our residents. For more information about DTPW, visit the DTPW page.