Craftsmen at MTA Metro-North Railroad’s North White Plains, N.Y., shop applied a vinyl wrap to locomotive No. 211, celebrating New York Central, the predecessor railroad that operated on the Hudson and Harlem lines. (Photo credit: Emily Moser / MTA Metro-North Railroad)

Transit Briefs: BSPRA, Metro-North, Miami-Dade County

The Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority (BSPRA) in Montana will use a $150,000 grant to help plan for passenger rail across the state’s southern tier. Also, MTA Metro-North Railroad unveils its third Heritage Series locomotive, celebrating the commuter railroad’s 40-year history of public service; and Florida’s Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works rolls out free fares on Metrorail and Metrobus services.