University (Metrorail station)

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University
Metrorail metro station
University Metrorail Station Miami Florida.png
Miami-Dade Transit's University Metrorail station during morning commute, December 2013
Station statistics
Address 5400 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Coordinates 25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit Metrobus: 48, 56, 500
Local Transit UM 'Canes Shuttle
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Park and ride (401 spaces)
Bicycle facilities Rack
Other information
Opened May 20, 1984
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code UNV
Owned by Miami-Dade County
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 636,000 [1] Increase 16%
Services
Preceding station   Metrorail   Following station
toward Palmetto
Green Line
toward Airport
Orange Line

University is a Metrorail station in the suburban city of Coral Gables, Florida at the University of Miami (UM), seven miles southwest of Downtown Miami.

This station, opened to service May 20, 1984, is located along Ponce de Leon Boulevard at the intersection of South Dixie Highway (US 1) and Mariposa Court. The stop provides particular convenience to UM students, staff, and resident physicians traveling between the Coral Gables campus, the medical campus at the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center at Civic Center station in the Civic Center Health District, and direct access to Downtown Miami and Miami International Airport.

Places of interest[edit]

Transit connections[edit]

Metrobus[edit]

Route # Route Name Route Map Note
48 Brickell Map Weekday Service Only
56 Coral Gables ↔ Miami Dade College (Kendall Campus) or SW 162 Ave (56A) via Miller Road (South 56th St) Map 56A operates weekdays only
500 Government Center Downtown Bus Terminal ↔ Dadeland South station Map Overnight service only

Alternative modes of transport[edit]

  • UM Hurry 'Canes Shuttle – Stanford Circle ↔ Ponce de Leon Parking Garage

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