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About Transportation and Public Works
To meet the needs of the public for the highest-quality transit service: Safe, Reliable, Efficient and Courteous.
To be the #1 Transportation Choice in Miami-Dade County.
Currently, Miami-Dade Transit records over 353,000 daily (weekday) boardings on Metrobus, Metrorail, Metromover and STS combined.
Advertising with Transportation and Public Works
Get high visibility by advertising your business, organization, or event on transit buses, in Metrorail stations, on bus shelter display panels, bus stop benches and more.
Art on Route
The nationally recognized Miami-Dade Art in Public Places program has commissioned and installed artworks in several Metrorail and Metromover stations, enriching and enhancing these public spaces. Art installations by artists of regional, national, and international reputation enrich our public spaces and contribute to our cultural heritage.
Civil Rights and Labor Relations
The Office of Civil Rights and Labor Relations develops, implements, and monitors the Transportation and Public Works department's fair employment practices.
Alice N. Bravo, P.E. was appointed Director of Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works in July 2015. Miami-Dade Transit is the 15th largest public transit system in the United States, and the largest in Florida. Ms. Bravo oversees the planning and provision of all public transportation services in the County. She leads the effort of improving and expanding transportation in the community by working closely with the federal government, Florida Department of Transportation, Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Planning Organization and Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, among others.
As Director, Ms. Bravo oversees accessible transportation services in Miami-Dade County. This includes the Metrobus fleet that runs approximately 28.9 million miles through most areas of Miami-Dade County; the electrically-powered, elevated, 25-mile rapid transit Metrorail system; the 4.4-mile elevated Metromover; and the paratransit service (Special Transportation Service) that meets the needs of the disabled.
Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works is committed to implementing pollution prevention programs and continually improving environmental performance to minimize environmental issues. Our Environmental Policy is available to both employees and the general public.
At Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works, we maintain over 1,000 bus passenger shelters throughout unincorporated Miami-Dade County. This involves cleaning, maintaining, repairing and upgrading the shelters to keep them looking clean and beautiful.
With so many shelters to maintain, we’ve created the Adopt-A-Shelter Program. The Program offers local organizations an opportunity to enhance their community by helping us keep our shelters clean and beautiful.
Over the years and under various administrations, MTA evolved into the Metro-Dade Transportation Administration, the Metro-Dade Transit Agency, the Miami-Dade Transit Agency, and is now known as Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works.
Hours of Operation
Several bus routes operate 24 hours a day and three routes provide overnight service between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. See individual route schedules for route specific hours of operations.
Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works (TPW) is committed to working cooperatively with the news media to keep the public informed of activities and incidents that might impact the community.
Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works encourages public involvement and participation in the development of transportation programs and services, conducting interactive presentations with communities across the county.
Public Records Requests
Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works Document Management Unit (DMU) processes all public records requests received by the Department.
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