Cross Bay Express gets raves for ride, boos for price

Residents and tourists have mixed reviews about the new Cross Bay Express trolley between Miami Beach and Miami, saying they like the ride but the $5 fare, each way, may be too pricy. The route from Miami to Miami Beach opened on Oct. 18. According to a press release sent out by the city, the purpose of the new route was to provide better

2018-11-20T14:36:05+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Business, News, Transportation|

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-Dade’s new highway; New voting locations; Clinton joins Gillum’s campaign

Good afternoon South Florida! Here’s your week in review. Today is Friday, Sept. 28. Miami is expected to experience a high of 90 and a low of 80, while Key West will have a high of 89 and a low of 82. Fort Lauderdale will have a high of 90 and a low of

2018-09-28T13:26:00+00:00 September 28th, 2018|News, Politics, Roundups, Transportation|

Doral to begin providing trolley service to FIU Aug. 20

On August 20, Doral’s free trolley service will begin traveling to and from Florida International University, coinciding with the beginning of the fall semester. The transportation initiative was the idea of FIU alumna Christi Fraga, a council member for Doral. “I expect exceptional results from the Doral-FIU Trolley Route. Since 2014, I have been committed

2018-08-20T11:21:54+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Transportation|

Airport workers find an ally in newly elected county commissioner

Emboldened by the newly elected District 5 commissioner, airport workers gathered in Downtown Miami with hopes the county will enact policies addressing their needs. Eileen Higgins was sworn in on July 10, beating Zoraida Barrerio by six points. Alex Yun South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram “It is very important to the workers [to have Commissioner

2018-07-11T15:56:42+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Transportation|

North Miami Beach to host sixth Magical History Tour on April 8

North Miami Beach’s Multi-Cultural Committee will host its sixth Magical History Tour, which gives citizens a great opportunity to learn more about the city they live in.   The free tour will take place on Sunday, April 8, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and use North Miami Beach’s trolley to depart from and return to the North Miami Beach Public Library at

2018-04-03T16:21:27+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Education, Lifestyle, News, Transportation|

FIU bridge collapse: Six dead, 10 injured

The fatality count from the Thursday bridge collapse near Florida International University's Modesto A. Maidique campus rose overnight from four to six people, and criminal charges may be pending after an investigation, according to police. State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle was scheduled to visit the scene later Friday. A team of 15 National Transportation Safety Board representatives are

FIU bridge near MMC campus collapses, killing and injuring several

A pedestrian bridge scheduled to open to the public early next year near Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique Campus collapsed Thursday, killing several people, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived on the scene to treat those injured and search for survivors trapped beneath the rubble. At least eight cars had been

Preliminary plan for Palmetto Bay I-Bus extension includes routes to FIU and MDC

Palmetto Bay is planning a partnership with with Florida International University and Miami-Dade College to use its bus service, the I-Bus, to transport students to FIU’s Modesto Madique Campus and MDC’s Kendall Campus. A punny nod to the ibises that visit the village’s parks and neighborhoods, the I-Bus was launched in 2006 to connect Miami-Dade

2018-02-13T16:25:23+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News, Pickups, Transportation|

New Little Haiti trolley and bike rental station changes how residents move around the city

City of Miami officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 9, for a new trolley route and Citi Bike station that could potentially change how residents move around Little Haiti. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Director of Transportation Sandra Harris and Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Kirwin spoke at the ceremony, held at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. Suarez stressed the importance of providing new transportation

2018-02-15T14:41:59+00:00 February 11th, 2018|News, Pickups, Transportation|