The East-West Corridor is one of the six rapid transit corridors of the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Program. The East-West Corridor runs along SR 836/Dolphin Expressway from the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) adjacent to the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Tamiami Terminal.
Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA)
The BRT routes would be running on dedicated lanes in the center of SR 836 and along NW 7th Street to NW 62nd Avenue. The East-West BRT routes would be in addition and complement the 836 Express Service already operating in the Corridor.
- Presentation made to the Transportation Planning Organization Governing Board - Oct. 22, 2020
- TPO Resolution adopting the LPA
The anticipated National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Class-of-Action of Documented Categorical Exclusion was obtained in August 2022.Prior to the LPA adoption on October 22, 2020, the Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) studied the implementation of the East-West Corridor Rapid Transit Project. The study aimed to identify locations for transit stations, Park and Ride/transit terminal facilities, and the implementation of a cost-effective, high-ridership, new premium transit service with supporting pedestrian and bicycle facilities.