May 7, 2014
We ask transit agency leaders about economic, social and political trends impacting their operations right now.
January 7, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Trio of senators to tour Tri-Rail and discuss funding challenges.
May 5, 2009
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.
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