San Marco station

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San Marco
Jacksonville Skyway station
JTA Skyway San Marco Station.JPG
San Marco Station from the South
Location 701 San Marco Boulevard South
Jacksonville, Florida
Coordinates 30°19′03.5″N 81°39′39″W / 30.317639°N 81.66083°W / 30.317639; -81.66083Coordinates: 30°19′03.5″N 81°39′39″W / 30.317639°N 81.66083°W / 30.317639; -81.66083
Owned by Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Line(s)
  Southbank Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections BSicon BOOT.svg Jacksonville Water Taxi
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1998
Services
Preceding station   JTA   Following station
toward Kings Avenue
Southbank Line
toward Rosa Parks

San Marco station is a Jacksonville Skyway people mover station in Jacksonville, Florida. It is located at the corner of San Marco Boulevard and Mary Street in the Southbank area of Downtown Jacksonville. Nearby points of interest include the Museum of Science and History and Friendship Fountain Park.

History[edit]

The station at San Marco Boulevard is the first on the Jacksonville Skyway's Southbank extension.[1] It opened on October 30, 1998, and was the southern terminus on the line until the Riverplace and Kings Avenue stations opened two years later. San Marco Station is the first stop reached as the line crosses the St. Johns River over the Acosta Bridge from Central Station. As it stands at the southern approach of the Acosta Bridge, it has an unusual configuration; with its three-story interior concourse it is the highest of all the Skyway stations.[2]

The next stations in the line are Central station to the north and Riverplace station to the east.[2] Points of interest nearby include Friendship Fountain, the Museum of Science and History, and the Southbank Riverwalk.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derek L. Kinner (December 15, 1997). "Skyway service starts today". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Bell, Jon (December 22, 2014). "Jacksonville, Florida: The Skyway". www.jtbell.net. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Skyway" (PDF). www.jtafla.com. Jacksonville Transportation Authority. June 6, 2012. Retrieved January 22, 2016.