Miami International Airport now gets passengers from the runway to the roadway faster than ever before with the MIA Mover, a 1.25-mile-long automated people mover system between MIA and the Miami Rental Car Center that opened to the public on September 9.
With a top speed of 40 miles per hour, the MIA Mover has the capacity to transport more than 3,000 passengers per hour free of charge directly between MIA and the Rental Car Center's customer service lobby just east of Le Jeune Road. MIA passengers simply exit their concourse and take elevators to MIA's third level moving walkway, which quickly connects them to the MIA Mover.
Returning Your Rental Car at MIA (City Video Guide)
The MIA Mover completely replaces the Rental Car Center shuttle bus service previously in operation, eliminating approximately 1,400 shuttle bus trips per day and reducing carbon emissions from MIA's roadways by 30 percent. The MIA Mover's MIA Station is also the first mass transit project in Miami-Dade County to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Rental Car Center, a 3.4-million-square-foot, four-level facility that houses 16 major rental car companies, was completed by the FDOT on July 2010 and serves an average of 16,000 airport customers daily.
The MIA Mover and Rental Car Center are two components of FDOT's Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) project, slated for total completion in 2013. AirportLink, a 2.4-mile extension from the MIC to Miami-Dade Transit's Metrorail system, is scheduled for completion this Summer. In 2013, the MIC's 16.5-acre Miami Central Station is scheduled to open as Miami-Dade County's first ground transportation hub, providing passengers connections to services such as: Miami-Dade Transit's Metrobus; Tri-Rail, a heavy-rail system that serves Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Amtrak; Greyhound; taxi and other forms of private transportation.
Hours of Operation: The MIA Mover is open 24/7, however between 12AM - 5AM, passengers must press the "call" button at the station to summon the train.
For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MIA's Metrorail Station, Metrobus services, Miami Intermodal Center and Miami Central Station, click here.
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