The Beach Corridor is one of the six rapid transit corridors of the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan. The Beach Corridor runs from the Design District/Midtown Miami and Downtown Miami to the Miami Beach Convention Center area.
The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) is studying the implementation of the Beach Corridor Rapid Transit Project. The study aims to identify locations for transit stations, Park and Ride/transit terminal facilities, and the implementation of a cost-effective, high-ridership, new premium transit service with supporting pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
The Tier I evaluation considered seven rapid transit alternatives and developed alignments which recommended further analysis of four rapid transit alternatives. Additionally, a Miami Corridor Analysis report was completed to analyze north-south corridors that connect Midtown to Downtown Miami. Currently, the tier II evaluation of the four shortlisted rapid transit alternatives is in progress. This tier II evaluation includes additional scope of work for an expanded study area (Miami Beach) and an additional technology assessment (Personal Rapid Transit).
- To learn more visit the Smart Plan website.
Meetings & Presentations
2019 Public MeetingsDTPW will host two Alternatives Public Workshops regarding the Beach Corridor Rapid Transit Project in June. The Alternatives Workshops will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the following dates:
- Monday, June 17 at New World Center, 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
- Thursday, June 20 at Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132
Note: The same information will be presented at both locations.
2018 Public Meetings
2017 Public MeetingsTwo public meetings (PDF) were held to provide detailed information about the Beach Corridor study on July 25 and 27, 2017.
SMART Plan Industry ForumOn July 30, 2018, DTPW provided a presentation to industry experts regarding potential project delivery and finance structures for the Miami-Dade County SMART Plan. The presentation took place at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus.
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