836 Express Bus Service.
This new route provides service from the new Dolphin Station Park and Ride to downtown Miami. This service will use the inside shoulder of St. Rd. 836 when regular lanes are congested.
Improvements to the inside shoulder of SR 836 included:
- Widening the shoulder lane
- Shoulder lane painted with a red striped and stamped with “Bus Only”
- Signs to inform the public about the restricted bus use of the shoulder
The Tier I evaluation explored Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Heavy Rail Transit (HRT), and Commuter Rail Transit (CRT) alternatives which were presented for public feedback at the Public Corridor Workshops on exclusive lanes. Based on the Tier I evaluation, BRT and HRT alternatives were recommended for further analysis.
Currently, the Tier II evaluation of the two shortlisted rapid transit alternatives is in progress. The first hub of the East-West Corridor broke ground in January 2017 with the Dolphin Station Park-and-Ride Transit Terminal Facility, which is located off NW 12 Street just west of Florida’s Turnpike. The Dolphin Park-and-Ride opened for service on March 2, 2020. The Panther Station, which will be located at Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique Campus; and the Tamiami Station, which will be located at the corner of SW 8 Street and 147 Avenue will also service the East-West Corridor.