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Miami-Dade’s South Corridor Rapid Transit project secures federal Small Starts grant, US [free access]

August 28, 2020

The Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) has secured a USD99.9 million grant under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program for the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project in Miami-Dade County. The project aims to provide faster and more efficient transit services from Florida City and other South Dade communities to Dadeland and Miami Central Business District.

 

The project includes construction of a bus rapid transit (BRT) line spanning 32 km along the existing South Dade busway. It is estimated to cost around USD299.9 million. It is scheduled to start operations in 2022.