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COVID-19 Miami & South FL Transit Updates

August 3, 2020
MDT Updates
  • All transit fares will be suspended until further notice.
  • Auto reloads for monthly pass holders will be suspended.
  • Metrobus customers will be required to board through the vehicle’s rear entrance. Accommodations for riders with disabilities will continue to be made.
  • Blocked seats closer to operator’s cabin to ensure social distancing

Metrobus Updates:

  • Various Metrobus routes have adjusted frequencies. Please visit the agency service updates website for more information on specific routes that may have changed
  • Route 99:
    Permanent realignment effective Wednesday, July 22, 2020:
    • Westbound trips will no longer go down NW 203 Terrace, between NW 46 Ave and NW 47 Ave.
    • Trips now will make a right on NW 46 Ave, then turn left onto NW 206 Terrace. and exit onto NW 199 St via NW 47 Ave.

 

  • Freedom Tower Station Closure:
Effective Tuesday, July 21, 2020:
  • Freedom Tower Metromover station is closed.
  • Riders can board or exit Metromover at Park West, College North, or College/Bayside stations.
  • The closure is due to renovations to the station.
  • Constructed expected to be completed by Fall 2021.
  • As of Monday, June 29, 2020, the following routes will be serviced by alternative vehicles:
    • 34
    • 39
    • 150

95 Express Golden Glades

  • As of Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the following routes will be services by alternative vehicles:
  • 57
  • 135
    • Routes, schedules, and frequencies will not change due to vehicle type.
      • Various Metrobus routes have adjusted frequencies. Please visit the agency service updates website
      • All Express Metrobus routes, listed below, have been suspended until further notice:
        • 836 Express
        • 175 Express
        • 95 Express/Broward Blvd to Downtown
        • 95 Express/Broward Blvd to Civic Center
        • 95 Express/Sheridan to Downtown
        • 95 Express/Sheridan to Civic Center
      • Late-night service for the following routes has been suspended:
        • Route 3
        • Route 11
        • Route 27
        • Route 38
        • Route 77
        • Route 112
        • Route 119
        • Route 246
        • Route 500
      • Late-night riders using transit for essential trips between midnight and 5 a.m. can use the Go Nightly on-demand ride option
      • The following Metrobus routes, which have overlapping service, have been suspended until further notice due to low ridership. Riders can use alternative routes to get to their destination:
        • Route 39 overlaps with route 31
        • Route 79 riders can take route 112/L
        • Route 204 users can take route 104
        • Route 288 riders can use route 88

Metrorail Updates:

  • Metrorail service hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • Passengers heading to the Miami International Airport station will need to transfer at Earlington Heights station to catch the Orange Line train
  • Orange Line train available only from Earlington Heights. Frequency is every 15 minutes all day on weekdays.
  • During the morning peak hours on weekdays, Metrorail Green Line trains on the mainline traveling between Dadeland South and Palmetto stations will run every 10 minutes. Off-peak frequency will be every 15 minutes on weekdays.

Metromover Updates:

  • Metromover service hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • The average frequency will be approximately five minutes all day weekdays

For more MDT transit service information see the agency website here

 

SFRTA/Tri-Rail Update

  • SFRTA/Tri-Rail trains are running on a reduced schedule until further notice.
  • Beginning June 29th Tri-Rail service is increasing – more info. can be found HERE
  • Tri-Rail is suspended on Sunday, August 2, as the SFRTA will be in the process of reinstalling crossing gates throughout the corridor
  • Tri-Rail service will resume on Monday, August 3, with its amended 26-train weekday/12-train weekend schedule in place due to the COVID pandemic

 

Broward County Transit (BCT) Update

  • Effective Sunday, July 26, Improvements to Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 18, 19, 20, 22, 28, 34, 36, 42, 48, 50, 60, 62, 72, 83, 95 Express Route 108 and 595 Express Route 114

     – Modified Saturday Schedule Monday – Saturday
     – Regular Sunday Schedule
  • Limited stop (the “Breeze”) service has been suspended temporarily.

  • Express buses now operate on 30-minute schedules.

  • For more information see the agency service changes and agency website here

Palm Tran Update

  • Since May 18, 2020, Palm Tran has resumed regular service.
  • Passengers must wear masks when using Palm Tran.
  • Starting Sunday, August 16, All fixed-route, Connection, and Go Glades riders will board through the front doors and be required to pay the fare to ride.
  • Further info. can be found on the agency website HERE
  • Starting Sunday, August 16
    All fixed-route, Connection and Go Glades riders will board through the front doors and be required to pay the fare to ride.
    Please have your bus pass or cash fare ready!

Brightline Update

  • Brightline has suspended its service until further notice. For more information see Brightline’s agency website HERE

Treasure Coast Connector (St Lucie County) Update

  • Treasure Coast Connector transit is running regular schedules for its routes. For more info. on route scheduling see the agency website here
  • At this time, Treasure Coast Connector is strongly suggesting that passenger use face masks/coverings for the safety of other passengers and the drivers.

MARTY (Martin County Transit) Update

  • MARTY is continuing to provide essential service by running regular schedules while social distancing recommendations are to be followed by passengers
  • To minimize interaction between patrons and bus operators, MARTY is suspending the sale of onboard bus passes and farebox collection until further notice
  • For more info. on bus schedules see the agency website
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