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For Immediate Release:
June 28, 2013

Media Contact:
Irene Ferradaz
ferri@miamidade.gov
786-469-5383



Miami-Dade Transit Prepares for 4th of July


(MIAMI, June 28, 2013) – This Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2013, Miami-Dade Transit will operate a Sunday schedule.   Service hours are as follows:

METROBUS: All bus routes will run on a Sunday schedule. Therefore weekday routes, such as the   I-95 Express and the Kendall Cruiser, will not provide service on Thursday, July 4th.

METRORAIL: Metrorail will also operate a Sunday schedule.  MDT encourages passengers to be on the platform by midnight in order to board the last train leaving the Government Center station.

METROMOVER: Metromover will also operate a Sunday schedule. Metromover is free for everyone.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES: All MDT administrative offices, including those for Golden Passport and Special Transportation Service (STS), will be closed. However, STS customers can still call the STS reservation number (305-871-1111) to reserve or cancel an STS trip.

Miami-Dade Transit wants to encourage those attending the 4th of July celebrations in downtown Miami to use transit to reach their destination. MDT will also be enhancing service on three Miami Beach Metrobus routes (C, S, and 120 Beach MAX), to accommodate those taking transit that evening.

To avoid long lines at EASY Card ticket vending machines, MDT encourages all event goers to load an EASY Card or EASY Ticket prior to taking transit on July 4th. Transit riders are encouraged to load at least $4 on an EASY Card or EASY Ticket for their round trip, and an additional $4 if parking at Metrorail stations. Riders are reminded that a 1-Day Pass, which costs $5, is good unlimited trips on Metrorail and Metrobus for one calendar day and expires at 2 a.m. the following day.

For more information, visit www.miamidade.gov/transit (on mobile devices, www.miamidade.gov/transit/mobile); or call 3-1-1, Monday - Friday, from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m., and on Saturday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Closed on Sundays and during County-observed holidays.


 

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