2 – East-West Corridor
2 – East-West Corridor Map:
Owner: Miami-Dade TPO and Miami-Dade DTPW
Project Contact: Senior PIO Ann Pope, (305) 321-6011, EastWestSmartPlan@gmail.com
Project Description: Implementation of the East-West rapid transit corridor along SR 836/Dolphin Expressway from the Miami Intermodal Center adjacent to the Miami International Airport (MIA) to SW 8 St at SW 109 Ave next to Florida International University (FIU).
Project Goals: The study aims to provide additional transportation options to accommodate increasing population; provide an alternative to vehicular travel and bus transit service in the most traveled corridor in the County; improve connections to the two major economic engines of the region, Miami International Airport and Downtown Miami; and provide connections to regional transit service: TriRail, AMTRAK, and Metrorail.
· Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
· Light Rail Transit (LRT)
· Heavy Rail Transit (HRT)
· Metrorail at-grade (powered by overhead lines), on exclusive lanes.