Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fort Lauderdale Transportation

The greater Fort Lauderdale is on the move with an integrated system of well-organized roads, highways, railways, airports, and passenger and shipping terminalsAutomobile
There are five major Highways running through Jacksonville-
  • I-95,
  • I-595 connecting to I-75
  • The Florida Turnpike.
  • U.S. 1,
  • A!A
By car, Ft Lauderdale is:
International Air  Travel
Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport is 3 miles from downtown Ft Lauderdale.
Over 650 flights arrive and depart daily to and from the US, Canada, Mexico, South America and the Bahamas-Caribbean.
Other Airports
  • Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
  • 6000 N.W. 21st Avenue
  • Fort Lauderdale, 33309
  • 954 828-4966
  • North Perry Airport  401 S.W. 77th Way
  • Pembroke Pines, 33023  954 964-0220
  • Pompano Beach Air Park
  • 1001 N.E. 10th Street  Pompano Beach, 33060   954 786-4135
Ocean Transport
Port Everglades 1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale,  33316  954 523-3404
Port Everglades is the worlds second busiest cruise port and it’s container shipping business is ranked among the top 15 in the Nation. Over 5500 ships call on the Port yearly.
Mass Transit
  • The Broward County (BCT) Transit Authority bus system now operates  routes,. Throughout Ft lauderdale and also have links to Miami and palm Beach.
  • Broward County Transit Authority 3201 W. Copans Road
  • Fort Lauderdale, 33069 954 357-8400
  • Commuter Rail Tri-Rail 800 N.W. 33rd  Street
  • Pompano Beach, 33064 800 874-7245
The Tri-Rail commuter rail system, carries almost three million people a year on a route connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
Tri-Rail offers 30 weekday trains, 14 trains on Saturday and 12 on Sunday serving 18 stations
Connections are available at all stations, with shuttles at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Miami International Airports and Palm Tran connections to the Palm Beach International Airport.
Tri-Rail is the efficient, affordable way to get around South Florida, with fares starting at just $2.
  • Amtrak/Auto Train
  • 200 S.W. 21st Terrace Fort Lauderdale, 33312
  • 800 872-7245
  • The Amtrak Silver Service connects Fort Lauderdale to the rest of the country. From New York to Los Angeles.
  • The Auto Train originating in Sanford, Fla., about a three-hour drive north, carries cars, drivers and passengers on a nonstop ride to the Washington, D.C. area.
The Water taxi
651 Seabreeze Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, 33316    954 467-6677
Enjoy the “Venice of America” scheduled service Water Buses operated by Water Taxi.
Cruise to hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, theaters, shops, beaches, marinas and more. All Water Taxi boats are Coast Guard inspected and have licensed captains.

In conclusion, regardless of your transportation needs, personal or business, the Ft Lauderdale area is well connected.

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