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.
April 17, 2009
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.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.
The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.
Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2014 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.