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January 7, 2014

Fla.’s Tri-Rail sees highest ridership ever in 2013

Carried more passengers than during any other year in its 25-year history of operation. According to records, 4,350,782 trips were taken on the commuter rail line in 2013, up from approximately 4,300,000 in 2008 when gas prices were at their highest.


October 10, 2013

South Florida RTA wins 4 AdWheel awards

Received the grand prize and a first prize in the Promotion/Special Event category for its “Ride and Play Day,” an event created to attract leisure riders, primarily families, to promote the new hourly schedule on weekends and holidays.


August 29, 2013

Veolia's TriRail contract extended

The contract now extends through June 2017. The SFRTA originally awarded the operations contract for the Tri-Rail system to Veolia in early 2007.


January 31, 2013

Agency assumes So. Fla. rail corridor responsibility

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority will receive an additional $11.5 million annually of dedicated funding for assuming dispatch and maintenance of the South Florida Rail Corridor.


September 7, 2011

SFRTA, Miami-Dade introduce regional fare product

Loaded on an EASY Card, the Regional Monthly Pass will allow for a seamless transfer between Tri-Rail and Miami-Dade Transit's Metrorail and Metrobus systems.


June 23, 2010

South Florida agency wins accounting award

The certificate is awarded to government units and public employee retirement systems whose CAFRs achieve the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting.


February 23, 2010

Cubic wins $15M South Florida smart card contract

Tri-Rail, the commuter rail service connecting Palm Beach and Broward Counties with Miami-Dade County, will be the first transit agency to join in the creation of a South Florida regional system, giving Floridians the ability to use one fare card — a smart card — to travel on both systems. Palm Tran and Broward County Transit are expected to join later.


July 24, 2009

Florida Senators to tour Tri-Rail

Trio of senators to tour Tri-Rail and discuss funding challenges.


May 5, 2009

Tri-Rail may run out of funds

As of Oct. 5, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority will either operate for 18 additional months, based on the funding provided by legislation, or operate for nine to 12 months with a reduced schedule.


April 17, 2009

Florida kicks off ‘Train Safety Awareness Week’

Officers from approximately 20 different law enforcement agencies in South Florida will join staff members and volunteers from organizations, including Tri-Rail, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration, in distributing information about train safety.


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