Florida's Fixed Rail Systems Ranked By Ridership


The following is a list of all local rail transit systems in Florida, ranked by ridership. Here's an interesting fact. The Skyway does not come in last place.

Published October 13, 2014 in Transportation - MetroJacksonville.com




1. 72,700 (Average weekday ridership Q2 2014)
MDT Metrorail



Principal City Served: Miami
Transit Type: Rapid Transit
Began Operation: May 20, 1984
System Length: 24.4 miles



2. 30,500
MDT Metromover



Principal City Served: Miami
Transit Type: Urban people mover
Began Operation: April 17, 1986
System Length: 4.4 miles


3. 14,600
South Florida RTA Tri-Rail



Principal Cities Served: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach
Transit Type: Commuter rail
Began Operation: January 1, 1989
System Length: 70.9 miles





4. 4,271
Sunrail



Principal City Served: Orlando
Transit Type: Commuter rail
Began Operation: May 1, 2014
System Length: 31.7 miles


5. 4,100
JTA Skyway



Principal City Served: Jacksonville
Transit Type: Urban people mover
Began Operation: May 1989
System Length: 2.5 miles


6. 600
TECO Line Streetcar



Principal City Served: Tampa
Transit Type: Heritage streetcar
Began Operation: October 19, 2002
System Length: 2.7 miles

Source: http://www.apta.com/resources/statistics/Documents/Ridership/2014-q2-ridership-APTA.pdf


Article by Ennis Davis, AICP. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com


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