|Above: YouTubeCA video - Footage of the Miami Metrorail System - Length: 10:48 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - Footage of the Miami Metromover System - Length: 24:48 mins.||Above: YouTubeCA video - Miami, Florida - Miami International Airport MIA Mover (2019) - Length: 18:00 mins.|
INSET: CENTRAL MIAMI
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RAPID TRANSIT (METRO) ROUTES
Operator: Miami Dade Transit (MDT)
|DE||Downtown Express||Government Center - Brickell - Dadeland South [Stops at only some stations]|
|G||Green Line||Palmetto - Okeechobee - Tri-Rail / Metrorail Transfer - Brownsville - Earlington Heights - Santa Clara - Civic Center - Government Center - Brickell - Coconut Grove - University - Dadeland South|
|O||Orange Line||Miami Airport Station - Earlington Heights - Santa Clara - Civic Center - Government Center - Brickell - Coconut Grove - University - Dadeland South|
AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER (METROMOVER) ROUTES
Operator: Miami Dade Transit (MDT)
|BL||Brickell Loop||Financial District - Brickell - Riverwalk - [Counterclockwise loop: College/Bayside - Government Center] - Riverwalk - Brickell - Financial District|
|IL||Inner Loop||[Clockwise loop: Government Center - College/Bayside - Miami Av. - Government Center]|
|OL||Omni Loop||School Board - Museum Park - [Counterclockwise loop: College/Bayside - Government Center - College/Bayside] - Museum Park - School Board|
AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER (MIA MOVER) ROUTE
Operator: Miami-Dade Aviation Departmen
|MIA||MIA Mover||Miami Airport Station - Miami International Airport|
NB: The route designation codes used above are for convenience only, and are not used by the operators.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Metro lines: 39.3 km.
- Metromover lines: 7.1 km.
- MIA Mover: 2km.
- Electric streetcars : 25 July 1906 - 3 Sept. 1907; 4 Dec. 1915 - 27 Oct. 1919; 18 Dec. 1920 - 16 Nov. 1940.
- Rapid transit (Metro): 20 May 1984 - today.
- Automated people mover (Metromover): 17 Apr. 1986 - today.
- Automated people mover (MIA MOver): 9 Sept. 2011 - today.
- Streetcars: 1435 mm.
- Rapid transit: 1435 mm.
- Ridolph, E.A. Biscayne Bay trolleys: Street railways of the Miami area. Harold E. Cox, Forty Fort PA, USA, 1981.
- Ridolph, E.A. "When Miami Beach had a railway", National Railway Bulletin, 1988 (53:4), 24-33.
- Simons, V. "Miami: A model of transit diversity", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2014 (77: 915), p.117-121.
- Metrorail (Miami-Dade County)
- MIA Mover
- Miami-Dade Transit
- Transportation in South Florida
Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me copious amounts of information and documents concerning the history of the Miami streetcar system.
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