Bus

Miami-Dade adds free wireless service

Posted on March 2, 2011

This week, Miami-Dade Transit launched free wireless service on all Metrorail and Metromover cars as well as on select Metrobus routes. The countywide launch is an expansion of Mayor Carlos Alvarez' Wireless Miami-Dade Initiative, which brought free wireless service to Goulds, Tamiami and Tropical parks.

By expanding free wireless accessibility on Metrorail and Metromover, and some of the county's most popular express commuter bus routes, Mayor Alvarez said transit riders can enjoy a better transit experience, which could equate to fewer cars on the road and a more sustainable community.

"That's what government's core mission is all about, providing services and programs that make a difference in someone's life," said Mayor Alvarez. "Embracing technology is just one more way Miami-Dade is investing in its residents, visitors and businesses. It's about investing in our community, in big and small ways."

In the near future, the county plans to expand free wireless service to Amelia Earhart Park, all 22 Metrorail Stations and other county facilities.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Canada's TransLink adding New Flyer CHARGE battery-electric buses

The buses are part of the Pan-Canadian Electric-Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, facilitated by the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium.

MCI brings state-of-the-art features to J4500, set to introduce J3500 at BusCon

Both vehicles share coach systems technologies including electric, HVAC suspension, brakes, axles, frame, and body components.

New Smith System training tools focus on bus and transit drivers, passengers

The collection teaches bus drivers how to use The Smith5Keys® to create a safer environment inside and around the bus.

MCI awarded Ga. state transportation contract for D4500, D45 CRT LE

The contract permits authorized state and local Georgia public entitles to purchase the vehicles.

New Flyer opens high-tech bus part fabrication facility in Ky.

The opening follows from New Flyer’s announcement in Nov. 2017 to invest $28 million in the state.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation