Miami-Dade County’s Dolphin Station Park-And-Ride/Transit Terminal Facility
Awarded Envision Bronze for Sustainability
Washington, D.C. — July 27, 2021 — After undergoing Envision Verification, the Miami-Dade County’s Dolphin Station Park-and-Ride / Transit Terminal Facility has been awarded an Envision Bronze award for sustainability.
The Dolphin Station Park-and-Ride/Transit Terminal Facility officially opened in March 2020. Its purpose is to offer customers a safe, comfortable, and convenient transportation option that connects major employment areas and reduces traffic congestion.
The following are a few key sustainability achievements verified:
- Supports current and future economic growth and development. This project creates new capacity in the East-West corridor supporting commercial growth and future business opportunities. During construction, this project created more than 100 jobs, 32 of which were from small and local businesses.
- More than 700 vehicles can be taken off the roads by planning and designing this project to encourage the community to use public transportation. The project eases traffic congestion and improves mobility which in turn supports a more livable community. In addition, this project is expected to have positive impacts on air quality by transitioning more cars to electric and fostering more bus usage.
To learn more about what makes this project sustainable, resilient, and equitable, please view the Project Profile Announcement in the Project Award’s Directory. You can also read Miami-Dade County’s press release.