Florida's Rail Systems by Weekday Ridership

If you believe no one rides the Jacksonville's Skyway, you may find yourself surprised at its ranking when compared to its peers. This weekday ridership list of Florida's rail transit systems suggests that success or failure is not totally based on traditional density and urban area population statistics.

Published September 25, 2015 in Transportation - MetroJacksonville.com

1. 74,600 -- Metrorail

City: Miami

Type: Heavy Rail Transit (HRT)

Length: 24.4 miles

Began Operation: May 20, 1984

2. 33,000 -- Metromover

City: Miami

Type: Automated Guideway Transit (AGT)

Length: 4.4 miles

Began Operation: April 17, 1986

3. 14,400 -- Tri-Rail

City: Miami

Type: Commuter Rail

Length: 70.9 miles

Began Operation: January 1, 1989

4. 5,000 -- JTA Skyway

City: Jacksonville

Type: Automated Guideway Transit (AGT)

Length: 2.5 miles

Began Operation: May 1989

5. 3,200 -- Sunrail

City: Orlando

Type: Commuter Rail

Length: 31.7 miles

Began Operation: May 1, 2014

6. 700 -- TECO Line Streetcar

City: Tampa

Type: Heritage Streetcar

Length: 2.7 miles

Began Operation: October 19, 2002

Source: American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Public Transportation Ridership Report - December 2014

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

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