Effective on April 1st, we will be switching over from Moover to Freebee, here are the key changes:
• Switching from Fixed Route service to full on-demand ridesharing service
• Adding a new ADA accessible larger vehicle to the Freebee fleet that holds up to 10 passengers, so now the Town will have three cars circulating
• The larger bus will be able to access the parts of the town that are currently not serviced due to the speed limit restrictions. These areas are NW 67th Ave north of Miami Lakeway to NW 167th Street and the NE business district by Costco and Miami Lakes Education Center.
• New Hours will be Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:30 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
• Rides can be requested via the RideFreebee app or by calling : 855-918-FREE.
Per the Council’s motion at the July meeting, beginning Oct 1st the Freebee operational hours will change as follows:
Monday- Thursday 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
XL Vehicle Hours- 9:00 am to 12:00 am
2-hour charging break
2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Regular Vehicle Hours- 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
XL Vehicle Hours- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
2-hour charging break
2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
1st Regular Vehicle Hours- 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
2nd Regular Vehicle Hours- 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday 9 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
For more information please contact : 855-918-FREE.
HOW TO USE FREEBEE?
All you need to do is request this service on your smartphone through the Ride Freebee app following these easy steps:
Step 1: Download the app at www.ridefreebee.com
Step 2: Use the app to Request a Ride
Step 3: Select your Destination
Step 4: Confirm your Pickup, and
Step 5: Enjoy the Ride!
MORE ABOUT FREEBEE
It’s a fun, green, and free travel option currently available in Miami’s most popular neighborhoods, including Miami Beach. Our users request rides through a sophisticated, custom mobile app and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience on their way to a destination of choice in branded electric ‘Freebee’ cars. www.ridefreebee.com
For information about our Transportation Initiatives, please visit https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/transportation, please contact Michael Zayas-Morales, the Transportation Planning Manager, at Zayas-MoralesM@miamilakes-fl.gov or (305) 364-6100.
The Town of Miami Lakes is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transit services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 4702.1.B. For information on the Town of Miami Lakes Title VI Program, visit the Title VI Information page.
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Miami-Dade Transit serves the Town of Miami Lakes via six different routes; 29,54,73,75,135,267 all of which connect to our local Moover Bus Route. For detailed MDT schedules please click here.
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Message from Transportation Planning Manager, Michael Zayas:
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