From left to right: Charles Hankerson, Director of Operations; Diane Hernandez Del Calvo, Deputy Executive Director/EEO Officer; Steven Abrams, Executive Director; Loraine Cargill, Director of Strategic Planning/EEO Officer; and Victor Garcia, Director of Public Affairs.

SFRTA Restructures Senior Management Team

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA/Tri-Rail) has elevated three senior managers and appointed a new Operations Director as part of restructuring move.

The Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners is interested in new commuter rail service running on privately owned track between Brightline’s existing Miami station and a new Adventura station. Brightline or South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (Tri-Rail) could run it.

Brightline Talks Continue for New Miami-Dade Commuter Rail Service

Florida’s Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners has agreed to continue talks with Brightline on new commuter rail service along the Brightline/Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) corridor.

Commuter Rail Coalition Secretary-Treasurer and SFRTA (Tri-Rail) Executive Director Steven Abrams: Rail Group On Air Podcast

Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono hosts Commuter Rail Coalition Secretary-Treasurer Steven Abrams, Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (Tri-Rail). Joining them is Joe Yesbeck, National Director Rail and

Tri-Rail Notches Ridership Record

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) recently announced that Tri-Rail recorded a calendar year ridership record in 2019 with 4,495,039 passengers, which is a 1.8% increase from the previous year.

Jack L. Stephens, 71

Jack L. Stephens, retired Executive Director of the South Florida Reginal Transportation Authority (SFRTA), died June 2, 2019, of natural causes in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Stephens, 71, retired from SFRTA in December 2018 after having held leadership positions in the public transportation industry for more than 30 years.

South Florida RTA elects Bovo as chairman

The operator of South Florida’s Tri-Rail commuter network has elected new leadership.

Pittman

SFRTA names Pittman Director, O&M

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has appointed veteran passenger and freight railroader Lois Pittman Director of Operations & Maintenance (O&M) for the Tri-Rail regional/commuter rail system.