Busway Extension to    Florida City
Busway Extension to Florida  City Project Boundaries   Existing                         Busway         Busway             ...
What is the Busway Extension       to Florida City?                   TransitA local, state, and federally sponsored proje...
Segment II at a GlanceNotice-to-proceed – October 17 th , 2005Project completion – October 31, 2007  17 Bus Shelters + 2 S...
What’s been done so far?           Transi           t   MDT & the FDOT jointly developed the Segment 1Busway Extension to ...
Busway Extension at a glance Passengers line up to ride the                   The SW 244th Street Bus Shelter   MetroBus a...
South Miami-Dade Busway Now the South Miami-Dade Busway connects the Dadeland South Metrorail station to 13.5            m...
South Miami-Dade Busway28 buses an hour travel on the Busway during   morning and evening rush hours running       approxi...
Phase 1 versus Phase 2                  Phase 1            Phase 2Shelters             31                28Miles          ...
Project History                            Segment 1-SouthNTP - November 11th, 2002Project Completion: May 4th, 2004Projec...
Where We Are Now                  Segment IINTP – October 17th, 2005Project Completion: October 31, 2007EstimatedTime Cons...
Busway Extension to Florida             City   Improved drainage systemNew and improved weather protectedbus shelters  Lan...
Typical Busway Section                 Reinforced                 Shoulder                           Reinforced           ...
Bus Station DistancesSegment 1 NorthSW   112th Avenue - SW 216th Street - 1 mileSW   216th Street - SW 220th Street - .3 m...
By the numbersMiami-Dade County’s population is projected togrow by 43% by the year 2030 and the SouthDade corridor is pro...
The Mass-Transit   Landscape  75% of U.S. workers still  get to their job alone in  vehicles       Statistics show that du...
The Mass-Transit   Landscape  APTA using transportation  can save families more  than $6,200 a year on  expenses       Pub...
SW 13 th        9         Avenu                Median                                                            Aerial vi...
ADA Elements        All features of the Busway are in compliance with                the American Disabilities Act (ADA)TT...
Busway BridgesC-103 BridgeC-103 Bridge                    C-103N Bridge
Project Area Map
South Miami-Dade Busway          Map
Approved Busway Signal      LocationsSW 112th Ave                    SW 117th AveSW 216th St Miami Ave           SW 220th ...
Bus Station Location Map                                                    SW 112th Ave    SW 216 St  th                 ...
1. Address ExplosivePopulation Growth in South        Miami-Dade    “In Homestead, 12,000 homes are under construction   a...
2. Busway Extension willalleviate traffic congestion on       the US-1 Corridor         Breakdown of Average Cars taken   ...
3.     The Busway Extension to     Florida City will increase       overall Bus ridership                          Weekday...
4.   The extension of a BikePath   with a one-mile connector        to the Florida Keys  The Busway Bike Path will be exte...
5. Community Outreach  MDT works with Miami-Dade           Ribbon cutting at BuswayPolice to uncover illegal dumping     S...
6. Bus Station’s will conveyeach areas uniquecommunity flavorSW 232nd Street Passenger Bus  Shelter floor panel design    ...
7. The $17 Billion People’sTransportation Plan will Turbo ChargeThe Busway Extension to Florida CityIncrease bus fleet fro...
8. The Bus Stations are new &          improvedExisting Bus       New BusStop               Station           Stronger    ...
9. DevelopmentThe project has played an integral part in spurring thedevelopment of the following Community Urban Centers ...
10. The addition of at least  three Free Park & Ride         facilities  SW 244 th Street – 93 parking  spaces    SW 296 t...
11. Busway Shelter’s Keep Getting Better  Existing Busway Shelter                            New Busway Shelter
12. Accessibility     Kiss and Ride Locations    SW 220 th Street        SW 232 nd Street       SW 264 th Street          ...
13. Private dollars follow publicinvestment
14. Preserve Right-Of-Way for future transit development      The Busway Extension to Florida City      has resolved all R...
15. SecurityUS-1 merchants feel more secure now thatthe tree-lined area behind their businesses                  is clear
16. MDT Buses Keep Improving
Look at us Now Segment 1Recent view of Bus Stations at     C-1N Busway Bridge      SW 232nd Street                        ...
Look at us Now Segment 2SW 220th Street NB Bus Shelter   Sheathing at Campbell Drive Bus                                  ...
Look at us Now Segment 2    Drainage operations   Paving on the Busway near the                               Homestead Sh...
Look at us Now Segment 2     Grading on Old Dixie          Highway             Bike path extension Busway construction nea...
Project Goals  Alleviate traffic on the US-1 Corridor by  off-loading Buses onto the Busway     Provide proper shelter for...
Metro Bus Stop - Before
Passenger Bus Station - After
Bus ShelterBefore         During       After
BuswayBefore            During          After
Busway BridgesBefore        During      After
Busway Extension to FloridaCity
Busway Extension to Florida City
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  • To shorten the construction period of the two projects and to avoid building over new roadway and landscaping the various government agencies such as FDOT, MDT, Miami-Dade County, and Public Works decided to build the two projects at one time.
  • Busway Extension to Florida City

    1. 1. Busway Extension to Florida City
    2. 2. Busway Extension to Florida City Project Boundaries Existing Busway Busway Busway Busway Final Acceptance May 4,Opened April 24th, 2004 NTP October 17, 20052005
    3. 3. What is the Busway Extension to Florida City? TransitA local, state, and federally sponsored project to create a comprehensive Bus Rapid Transit system in order to establish a connection between Metrorail and the South Miami-Dade Busway to serve the burgeoning South Dade corridor
    4. 4. Segment II at a GlanceNotice-to-proceed – October 17 th , 2005Project completion – October 31, 2007 17 Bus Shelters + 2 Shelters Segment I 11 signalized traffic signals Two Park & Rides Three Kiss & Rides 6.5 BRT miles
    5. 5. What’s been done so far? Transi t MDT & the FDOT jointly developed the Segment 1Busway Extension to Florida City + US-1 Reconstruction project to save time, money, and optimize operational efficiencies Segment 1 Busway Extension opened for US-1 reconstruction from SW 112th – Avenue – Revenue service April 24th, 2005 SW 266th Street was completed in April 2005
    6. 6. Busway Extension at a glance Passengers line up to ride the The SW 244th Street Bus Shelter MetroBus at the SW 244th has become the most Street Bus Shelter frequented on the Extension The recently opened SW 244th Street Park & Ride is already at full capacity
    7. 7. South Miami-Dade Busway Now the South Miami-Dade Busway connects the Dadeland South Metrorail station to 13.5 miles of BRT roadway The South Miami-Dade Busway serves the following routes: Busway Max, Busway Local (Only Phase 1), Coral Reef Max, Saga Bay Max, and the Route 1 Busway The Busway Extension serves the Busway Flyer (SW 152 nd Street – SW 264 th Street) and Busway Max (Every Busway Station) routes The South Miami-Dade Busway offers local and limited-stop service on the Busway and in the neighborhoods between Florida City and the Dadeland South Metrorail Station
    8. 8. South Miami-Dade Busway28 buses an hour travel on the Busway during morning and evening rush hours running approximately every 2 minutes A trip from SW 244 th Street to Dadeland South can take as little as 35 minutes Busway fares are $1.50 and passengers can request a free transfer to Metrorail when boarding “It’s the easiest, fastest, and cheapest ride in town,” Miami-Dade Transit Official
    9. 9. Phase 1 versus Phase 2 Phase 1 Phase 2Shelters 31 28Miles 8.5 11.5Intersections 21 27Traffic Signals 19 20Park & Rides 3 3Kiss & Rides 0 6Cost $42.9 million $108million (Est)Date Opened February 1997
    10. 10. Project History Segment 1-SouthNTP - November 11th, 2002Project Completion: May 4th, 2004Project Cost: $8,718,710 (US-1) $9,187,530 (Busway) $17,906,240 (Total) Segment 1-NorthNTP – July 15th, 2002Project Completion: January 6th, 2005Project Cost: $8,819,118 (US-1) $7,666,662 (Busway) $16,485,780 (Total)
    11. 11. Where We Are Now Segment IINTP – October 17th, 2005Project Completion: October 31, 2007EstimatedTime Consumed:Percentage Complete:
    12. 12. Busway Extension to Florida City Improved drainage systemNew and improved weather protectedbus shelters Landscaped beautification ADA facilities Bus shelter floor pattern designs that reflect each communities flavor
    13. 13. Typical Busway Section Reinforced Shoulder Reinforced R/W ShoulderR/W Bike Path Drainage Drainage Drainage Swale Swale Swale 10’ 8’ 12’ 4’ 12’ 8’
    14. 14. Bus Station DistancesSegment 1 NorthSW 112th Avenue - SW 216th Street - 1 mileSW 216th Street - SW 220th Street - .3 milesSW 220th Street - SW 232nd Street - 1.1 milesSW 232nd Street - SW 244th Street - .75 milesSegment 1 SouthSW 244th Street - SW 264th Street - 1.6 milesSW 264th Street - SW 272nd Street - .67 milesSegment 2SW 272nd Street - SW 280th Street - .68 milesSW 280th Street - SW 296th Street - 1.28 milesSW 296th Street - SW 312th Street - 1.43 milesSW 312th Street - Civic Court - .49 milesCivic Court - SW 324th Street - .44 milesSW 324th Street - SW 328th Street - .34 milesSW 328 th Street – SW 344 th Street – 1 mile
    15. 15. By the numbersMiami-Dade County’s population is projected togrow by 43% by the year 2030 and the SouthDade corridor is projected to grow by 65%By 2030 South Dade is projected to have 31%of the County’s population and only 25% of thejobs According to the U.S. Census Bureau Homestead added 4,000 new residents lastyear making in the ninth fastest growing city in the nation over 25,000 people As many as 15,000 new homes could be built in Homestead in next decade and 25,000 in South Dade
    16. 16. The Mass-Transit Landscape 75% of U.S. workers still get to their job alone in vehicles Statistics show that during the last decade, the total Miami-Dade population rose 16% to 2.25 millionBy the year 2025, Miami-Dade population isexpected to increase to almost 3 millionresidents with employment following closelywith a 30% increase to more than 1.5million employees
    17. 17. The Mass-Transit Landscape APTA using transportation can save families more than $6,200 a year on expenses Public transit helps save 1.4 billion gallons which is equivalent to 108 million fewer cars filling up at the pump“Bus Rapid Transit gives communities thebest bang for their buck when it comes toinvesting in transit.” Former US Secretary ofTransportation Norman Mineta
    18. 18. SW 13 th 9 Avenu Median Aerial view e Of US-1 et nd Stre SW 252 Swale TheSW 137 th Ave nue Busway US-1 Busway t Extension 50 th StreeSW 2 Bike Path To Sidewalk SW 135th Road Florida US-1 City
    19. 19. ADA Elements All features of the Busway are in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA)TTY – Teletypewriter for deaf and Buses are equipped with wheel speech impaired chair lifts Truncated domes for visually Dedicated spacing for wheel-chair impaired within bus shelters
    20. 20. Busway BridgesC-103 BridgeC-103 Bridge C-103N Bridge
    21. 21. Project Area Map
    22. 22. South Miami-Dade Busway Map
    23. 23. Approved Busway Signal LocationsSW 112th Ave SW 117th AveSW 216th St Miami Ave SW 220th St SW 232th StSW 132 Aveth SW 244th St SW 248th StAvocado Dr. (SW 296th St.) SW 146th AveCampbell Dr. (SW 312 St.) Waldin Drive (SW 280th St.)Civic CourtNE 2nd Drive Biscayne Dr. (SW 288th St.) Mowry Dr. (SW 320 St.) Kings Hwy (SW (304th St.)SW 324th Street SW 308th Street Krome Avenue
    24. 24. Bus Station Location Map SW 112th Ave SW 216 St th K SW 220th St SW 244th Ave K P SW 232nd St SW 272nd ST K SW 264th StCampbell Dr. K SW K 312th St Waldin Drive SW 280th St. Civic Court P Avocado Dr.SW 4th Street (SW 296th St) SW 324th St SW 344th St K P Lucy Street (SW 328th St)
    25. 25. 1. Address ExplosivePopulation Growth in South Miami-Dade “In Homestead, 12,000 homes are under construction and population has grown 10% in the past three years.” Miami Today
    26. 26. 2. Busway Extension willalleviate traffic congestion on the US-1 Corridor Breakdown of Average Cars taken off the roadway by Mass Transit One bus relieves 60 cars from the roadways
    27. 27. 3. The Busway Extension to Florida City will increase overall Bus ridership Weekday Busway Boardings Average Quarterly Rideship 22,257 25,000 Busriders 20,000 6,872 15,000 10,000 5,000 1996* - 2007 1996* 2007 Year *Denotes South Miam i-Dade corridor busriders before the Busw ay w as constructed
    28. 28. 4. The extension of a BikePath with a one-mile connector to the Florida Keys The Busway Bike Path will be extended a combined 20.7 miles from Kendall all the way to Florida City
    29. 29. 5. Community Outreach MDT works with Miami-Dade Ribbon cutting at BuswayPolice to uncover illegal dumping Segment 1 Grand Opening violations on Busway PIO attends chamber committee meeting Participate in South Link Alternative Analysis studies
    30. 30. 6. Bus Station’s will conveyeach areas uniquecommunity flavorSW 232nd Street Passenger Bus Shelter floor panel design Goulds Bus Station will sport the design (above) at the SW 220h Street Busway Extension Station
    31. 31. 7. The $17 Billion People’sTransportation Plan will Turbo ChargeThe Busway Extension to Florida CityIncrease bus fleet from 700 to 1191 Increase current bus service miles from 27 million miles to 44 million miles Increase bus service operating hours from 1.9 million hours to 3.3 million hours Provide 15-minutes or better bus service during rush hour
    32. 32. 8. The Bus Stations are new & improvedExisting Bus New BusStop Station Stronger aluminum roof will increase shelf life Concrete louvers deter against vandalism Back panel now extends all the way to the ground
    33. 33. 9. DevelopmentThe project has played an integral part in spurring thedevelopment of the following Community Urban Centers Goulds Naranja Cutler Bay Perrine
    34. 34. 10. The addition of at least three Free Park & Ride facilities SW 244 th Street – 93 parking spaces SW 296 th Street – 131 spaces SW 344 th Street – Capacity To Be determined
    35. 35. 11. Busway Shelter’s Keep Getting Better Existing Busway Shelter New Busway Shelter
    36. 36. 12. Accessibility Kiss and Ride Locations SW 220 th Street SW 232 nd Street SW 264 th Street SW 272 nd Street SW 280 th Street SW 344 th Street
    37. 37. 13. Private dollars follow publicinvestment
    38. 38. 14. Preserve Right-Of-Way for future transit development The Busway Extension to Florida City has resolved all Right-Of-Way issues
    39. 39. 15. SecurityUS-1 merchants feel more secure now thatthe tree-lined area behind their businesses is clear
    40. 40. 16. MDT Buses Keep Improving
    41. 41. Look at us Now Segment 1Recent view of Bus Stations at C-1N Busway Bridge SW 232nd Street A look at SW 216th St Passenger US-1 Roadway Bus Shelter Southbound
    42. 42. Look at us Now Segment 2SW 220th Street NB Bus Shelter Sheathing at Campbell Drive Bus Shelter Trenching for fiber optic Gould’s SB Bus Shelter signalization
    43. 43. Look at us Now Segment 2 Drainage operations Paving on the Busway near the Homestead Shelter A water truck prevents dust from impacting Installing roof members at SW community 296th Street NB Bus Shelter
    44. 44. Look at us Now Segment 2 Grading on Old Dixie Highway Bike path extension Busway construction near Paving on SW 308th Street Homestead’s new parking lot
    45. 45. Project Goals Alleviate traffic on the US-1 Corridor by off-loading Buses onto the Busway Provide proper shelter for Bus commutersDecrease drive time for Busway commutersthrough a dedicated rapid transit facility
    46. 46. Metro Bus Stop - Before
    47. 47. Passenger Bus Station - After
    48. 48. Bus ShelterBefore During After
    49. 49. BuswayBefore During After
    50. 50. Busway BridgesBefore During After
    51. 51. Busway Extension to FloridaCity

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