Miami | Local Transportation Guide for Visitors – Getting Around | Travel Guide | Episode# 2

Miami | Local Transportation Guide for Visitors – Getting Around | Travel Guide | Episode# 2


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Welcome to Hipfig’s Travel Guide series on Miami, Florida. Did you know that the
Metro Mover in the downtown Miami area is free? Keep watching this informative Miami local transportation guide to find out more about transportation options in the
Miami area. Metro bus service is available all over Miami Beach and Key
Biscayne to West Miami-Dade as far as Broward County and as far south as
Homestead, Florida City, and the middle Keys. You can use an easy card or an easy ticket or pay exact change in cash to pay for your bus fare. To catch a bus wait
for a bus at the green bus stop signs the bus signs list the routes serving
the stops. When the bus stops near you look for the number, name or letter or
both that identify the bus routes. Bus number and final destination route is
written above the windshield display on the front of the bus. If you’re not sure ask
the driver. Use their trip planner online to check out the best times and routes
for your needs. Tip: buses go everywhere but are not a good choice during
weekdays at peak traffic times as with any big city. You should be mindful of
your surroundings and personal items. Tip 2: if it takes more than one bus to
reach your destination then use an easy card or easy ticket to get a free bus to
bus transfer. Board your next bus within three hours after tapping out of your
last bus. You want a cheap ride then you can take the South Beach local bus, also
known as SOBE local for only 25 cents per trip. Buses run frequently and
stop at popular destinations throughout South Beach like Lincoln Road or
Espanola way. For routes and more information, go to the Miami Beach
government website or hipfig.com for the link. The free transportation
option is the Metro mover which is a four point 4 mile while elevated
electronic automated system which connects
Metro Rail at Government Center and Brickell station with Metro buses at
various locations throughout downtown The Metro mover operates seven days a
week generally from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can go to the Metro Mover website or
hipfig.com for route maps and more information. Metro mover also connects to the metro rail system in Miami. This 25 mile rail system has two lines: orange
and green. The trains operates seven days a week and generally runs from 6 a.m. to
11 p.m. to ride the Metro Rail you must use an easy card or easy ticket as cash
is not accepted at the gates. Easy card vending machines are located at the
entrance of each rail station. You can load a card or ticket using cash or a
valid credit card. Miami trolley offers free trolley rides around the Miami area.
It has 10 routes to choose from. The most popular routes are the Brickell, Biscayne,
little Havana, and Coral Way routes Please visit the Miami government
website or hipfig.com for the link. In addition the blue Miami Beach trolley
offers free trolley rides around the Miami South Beach area. Go to the Miami Beach government website for more details. If you don’t want to figure out
routes and just want to preview the city consider taking a hop-on hop-off bus route tour like Big Bus or City Sightseeing tours. They are convenient
and go to most attractions in the Miami area There are many transportation options in
the Miami area which are cheap and easy and in some cases free so try one or all
of them. Buenos Viajes Happy Travels. Go to hipfig.com for
more information or go to our Hipfig Travel Channel on YouTube and be sure to
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