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18101-18290 2018 NFI-XN40s FOR CED (190)

19101-19210 2019 NFI-XN40s FOR CWD (210) = (300) expected to be completed next year in summer 2019

The proterra order is on hold and hasn’t gone up for recommendation for approval of BCC.

MDT is the king of last min decisions all I know is that CWD is catching the tail end of the 300 bus order

They originally left NE out because they of the location the connection line ect it was slated to get a CNG facility later on

 

NE will be getting CNG soon since commissioner Jordan pushed for it the folks from Trillium was touring the NE facility to see what they have to do but they be getting it eventually 

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https://www.miamitodaynews.com/2018/12/11/miami-dade-aims-for-another-fleet-of-cng-buses/

Miami-Dade aims for another fleet of CNG buses

A second series of compressed natural gas (CNG) buses #19101-19210 in the process of delivery could arrive in Miami-Dade by September 2019 to replace its aging 1999-2004 NABI 40-LFW.02/17 Gen.1 Metrobus fleet, adding to 300 buses already ordered.

County commissioners Dec. 4 amended an item directing Mayor Carlos Giménez to issue a purchase order for buses through a Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority contract to allow the county to shop for better price and quality options from contracts nationwide.

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On 10/28/2018 at 9:57 PM, The Neoplan Rider Studios said:

The 2018-19 New Flyer XN40 Xcelsior has equipped with Cummins Westport L9N and Voith D864.6. Photo credit goes to the perspective owners. 

And in the process of retiring 1982-86 Budd UTV Trains. 

 

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Got some more myself:

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I took both of these photos on 2019-01-27 and own both of them.

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As of March 2019 , Miami Dade Transit has over 200 of 300 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses driving around our County! The remainder of the new CNGs are expected to be delivered by the end of the year including 2019 181 Gillig BRT Plus CNG 40' #. 19234-19484 Miami dade transit #18101-18290 were delivered and #19101-19210 were in the process of delivery. These photos goes to the perspective owner of Flickr.

 

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And here's the 2019 Fleet Roster Update for Miami-Dade Transit by the perspective owner of Facebook. 

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2010 Hybrid NABI these were one of the first Hybrid buses to be procured and assigned to Miami-Dade Transit’s Central Division all 13 buses have been reassigned to Northeast Division due to Newer buses using Alternative Fuels such as CNG

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Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works

Soon to be retired equipment.

CWD 
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15 hours ago, Mitsubishi Fuso 6512 said:

As of March 2019 , Miami Dade Transit has over 200 of 300 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses driving around our County!

Aw yeah!

Though Miami is not traditionally a New Flyer town, those bad boys look very comfortable cruisin' Lincoln and Collins and the Causeway. Like the Miami-Date Transit x New Flyer connection was just waiting to happen...

Either from customers, operators or maintenance, any early reaction on how the New Flyers stack up against the Gilligs?

As for the dwindling NABI fleet, I can't say I'll miss them. They lasted a good long while -- but always felt kinda flimsy and second-rate to me.

 

 

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On 5/16/2019 at 2:17 PM, Border City Transit said:

Aw yeah!

Though Miami is not traditionally a New Flyer town, those bad boys look very comfortable cruisin' Lincoln and Collins and the Causeway. Like the Miami-Date Transit x New Flyer connection was just waiting to happen...

Either from customers, operators or maintenance, any early reaction on how the New Flyers stack up against the Gilligs?

As for the dwindling NABI fleet, I can't say I'll miss them. They lasted a good long while -- but always felt kinda flimsy and second-rate to me.

 

 

Yeah Miami Dade Transit will Have 346 New Flyer Buses in the fleet after the completion of 300 New Flyer XN40s (18101-18290, 19101-19210) CNGs before they get new 181 2019 Gillig BRT Plus CNGs (19234-19484) . They were still in the process of replacing the older buses from 1999-2004 NABI 40-LFW.02/17 Gen. 1 buses. 

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19 hours ago, Mitsubishi Fuso 6512 said:

Yeah Miami Dade Transit will Have 346 New Flyer Buses in the fleet after the completion of 300 New Flyer XN40s (18101-18290, 19101-19210) CNGs before they get new 181 2019 Gillig BRT Plus CNGs (19234-19484) . They were still in the process of replacing the older buses from 1999-2004 NABI 40-LFW.02/17 Gen. 1 buses. 

So I guess their New Flyer contract is almost up?

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Here is my photo journal on Miami Dade Transit (MDT) between April 2006 and September 2007.  Back in 2006, MDT still had Flixible Metro's active in dwindling numbers.  Buses 9335 and 9352 were Cummins-powered 1993 buses, while bus 9364 was a Detroit Diesel-powered sister bus.  Meanwhile, bus 9425 was the final bus of its 1994 batch and mechanically identical to bus 9364.  Finally, bus 9427 was one of just 5 Cummins M11-powered 1994 buses.    All of MDT's Flixible Metro's were 40ft. long and 102 ft. wide.  Remarkably, bus 9352 featured a late 1980's/early 1990's livery.

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After the closure of Flixible, MDT entered a long lasting relationship with American Ikarus/NABI between 1994 and 2006 (plus a batch of 2010 NABI 40-LFW Gen II's).  The high-floor buses purchased as a result were exemplified by 1995 Ikarus 436 artic's 5015 and 5025; and 1997 NABI 416 buses 9714 and 9750.  Bus 9750 turned out to be MDT's final high-floor heavy-duty bus.

 

mdta-r119(S)-5025.JPGmdta-r119(S)-5015-1.JPGmdta-r119(S)-5015-2.JPGmdta-r252-9750.JPGmdta-r077-9714-1.JPG

A long line of 713 NABI 40-LFW Gen I's dating from 1998 to 2006 followed, and they are still the mainstay of MDT's fleet (albeit in gradually dwindling numbers).  1999 Bus 9803 is one of just 19 in its batch, and belonged to the only series of such buses fully retired from MDT's fleet.  Meanwhile, buses 9993 (the final bus of its batch) and 2006 featuring the late 1990s livery, bus 9953 and 2065 in the white version of the mid-2000's livery and bus 9936 in the silver version of the same livery belonged to two groups of late 1999 to early 2000 buses that are still hanging on at around 19-20 years old, with only buses 9993 and 2065 among these 5 confirmed to be retired.

 

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The 2002 deliveries saw the transition into LED headsigns, as exemplified by buses 2141 and 2210 (final bus of batch).  They were followed by 2003 buses like 3103 and 3200 (final bus of its batch) and 2004 buses 4190 and 4204.  The 2004 buses were MDT's final Detroit Diesel-powered transit-style buses, as well as the final buses delivered in the late 1990's livery.

mdta-r105(E)-2141-3.JPGmdta-r133-2210.JPGmdta-r052-3103.JPGmdta-r110(J)-3200.JPGmdta-r036A-4190.JPGmdta-r110(J)-4204.JPG

MDT than switched to Cummins to power its final 185 NABI 40-LFW Gen I's.  While the 2005 buses feature both a white-based version (like bus 5135) and the silver-based versions (like buses 5181 and 5202) of the then new livery, all 2006 buses like 6101 (First bus of its batch)were delivered in the silver variant.

mdta-r016-5135.JPGmdta-r111(K)-5181-1.JPGmdta-r038-5202.JPGmdta-r057-6101.JPG

The flagship buses back in 2006-07 were a batch of 13 MCI D4500CL commuter coaches, from which 12 units remain.

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Unusually for an agency of its size, MDT has a long-standing tradition of operating mid-sized buses on low-ridership/community feeder routes.  At one time, MDT had 118 Blue Bird CSFE shuttles like 1999-2000 bus 1937, 2001 buses 1987 and 1990 (final bus of its batch); and 2003 buses 2305 and 2328 (MDT's final CSFE bus).  For unknown reasons, some 1900's like bus 1987 and all 2300's featured trolley wraps.  They were followed by 70 NABI 30-LFN (Americanized version of the British Optare Solo) new in 2003 like bus 3305 in regular livery and bus 3365 branded for the South Beach Local route.  The final midibuses for MDT were 75 Optima Opus Streamlined buses new in 2006-07 like buses 6323 and 6334.  MDT was the only transit operator for te 30-LFN, and the only overall operator for the Opus Streamlined.  After the retirement of the 6300's at roughly 10 years old, the 3 Gillig BRT 29ft. buses delivered in 2012 are the last buses to carry the torch for MDT's midibus operations, with the midibus routes either discontinued, becoming outsourced cutaway operations or upgraded to 40ft. buses.

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Here is my Miami Dade Transit gallery:

Miami Dade Transit

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11 hours ago, Buzz2kb said:

Here is my photo journal on Miami Dade Transit (MDT) between April 2006 and September 2007.  Back in 2006, MDT still had Flixible Metro's active in dwindling numbers.  Buses 9335 and 9352 were Cummins-powered 1993 buses, while bus 9364 was a Detroit Diesel-powered sister bus.  Meanwhile, bus 9425 was the final bus of its 1994 batch and mechanically identical to bus 9364.  Finally, bus 9427 was one of just 5 Cummins M11-powered 1994 buses.    All of MDT's Flixible Metro's were 40ft. long and 102 ft. wide.  Remarkably, bus 9352 featured a late 1980's/early 1990's livery.

mdta-9352-1.JPGmdta-r224-9335.JPGmdta-r022-9364.JPGmdta-r107(G)-9425.JPGmdta-r277-9427-1.JPGmdta-r277-9427-4.JPG

After the closure of Flixible, MDT entered a long lasting relationship with American Ikarus/NABI between 1994 and 2006 (plus a batch of 2010 NABI 40-LFW Gen II's).  The high-floor buses purchased as a result were exemplified by 1995 Ikarus 436 artic's 5015 and 5025; and 1997 NABI 416 buses 9714 and 9750.  Bus 9750 turned out to be MDT's final high-floor heavy-duty bus.

 

mdta-r119(S)-5025.JPGmdta-r119(S)-5015-1.JPGmdta-r119(S)-5015-2.JPGmdta-r252-9750.JPGmdta-r077-9714-1.JPG

A long line of 713 NABI 40-LFW Gen I's dating from 1998 to 2006 followed, and they are still the mainstay of MDT's fleet (albeit in gradually dwindling numbers).  1999 Bus 9803 is one of just 19 in its batch, and belonged to the only series of such buses fully retired from MDT's fleet.  Meanwhile, buses 9993 (the final bus of its batch) and 2006 featuring the late 1990s livery, bus 9953 and 2065 in the white version of the mid-2000's livery and bus 9936 in the silver version of the same livery belonged to two groups of late 1999 to early 2000 buses that are still hanging on at around 19-20 years old, with only buses 9993 and 2065 among these 5 confirmed to be retired.

 

mdta-r033-9803.JPGmdta-r099-9993.JPGmdta-r120(T)-9953-1.JPGmdta-r048-9936.JPGmdta-r009-2006.JPGmdta-r093-2065-1.JPG

The 2002 deliveries saw the transition into LED headsigns, as exemplified by buses 2141 and 2210 (final bus of batch).  They were followed by 2003 buses like 3103 and 3200 (final bus of its batch) and 2004 buses 4190 and 4204.  The 2004 buses were MDT's final Detroit Diesel-powered transit-style buses, as well as the final buses delivered in the late 1990's livery.

mdta-r105(E)-2141-3.JPGmdta-r133-2210.JPGmdta-r052-3103.JPGmdta-r110(J)-3200.JPGmdta-r036A-4190.JPGmdta-r110(J)-4204.JPG

MDT than switched to Cummins to power its final 185 NABI 40-LFW Gen I's.  While the 2005 buses feature both a white-based version (like bus 5135) and the silver-based versions (like buses 5181 and 5202) of the then new livery, all 2006 buses like 6101 (First bus of its batch)were delivered in the silver variant.

mdta-r016-5135.JPGmdta-r111(K)-5181-1.JPGmdta-r038-5202.JPGmdta-r057-6101.JPG

The flagship buses back in 2006-07 were a batch of 13 MCI D4500CL commuter coaches, from which 12 units remain.

mdta-r034-6701.JPG

Unusually for an agency of its size, MDT has a long-standing tradition of operating mid-sized buses on low-ridership/community feeder routes.  At one time, MDT had 118 Blue Bird CSFE shuttles like 1999-2000 bus 1937, 2001 buses 1987 and 1990 (final bus of its batch); and 2003 buses 2305 and 2328 (MDT's final CSFE bus).  For unknown reasons, some 1900's like bus 1987 and all 2300's featured trolley wraps.  They were followed by 70 NABI 30-LFN (Americanized version of the British Optare Solo) new in 2003 like bus 3305 in regular livery and bus 3365 branded for the South Beach Local route.  The final midibuses for MDT were 75 Optima Opus Streamlined buses new in 2006-07 like buses 6323 and 6334.  MDT was the only transit operator for te 30-LFN, and the only overall operator for the Opus Streamlined.  After the retirement of the 6300's at roughly 10 years old, the 3 Gillig BRT 29ft. buses delivered in 2012 are the last buses to carry the torch for MDT's midibus operations, with the midibus routes either discontinued, becoming outsourced cutaway operations or upgraded to 40ft. buses.

mdta-r278-1937.JPGmdta-r202-1990.JPGmdta-r240-1987.JPGmdta-r101(A)-2305.JPGmdta-r272-2328-1.JPGmdta-r056-3305.JPGmdta-r123-3365-1.JPGmdta-r204-6323-1.JPGmdta-r099-6334-1.JPG

Here is my Miami Dade Transit gallery:

Miami Dade Transit

Nice one, did you find retired 1987 7000s 1988  8000s, 1990 9000s and 1992 9200s Flxibles in Miami yet

http://www.miamidadetransit.com/7000page.html

http://www.miamidadetransit.com/8000page.html

http://www.miamidadetransit.com/9000page.html

http://www.miamidadetransit.com/9200page.html

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3 hours ago, Mitsubishi Fuso 6512 said:

No, the 9200's were retired by 2005, when I first took up the hobby of transit fanning in the US.  My first visit to MDT's operating area was in 2006. so the 9300's were the oldest Flixibles still active back then.

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On 5/30/2019 at 3:09 AM, Buzz2kb said:

No, the 9200's were retired by 2005, when I first took up the hobby of transit fanning in the US.  My first visit to MDT's operating area was in 2006. so the 9300's were the oldest Flixibles still active back then.

Ok

 

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As of May 2019, Miami Dade Transit has 60/136 new Metrorail cars in service at any given time! We’re on track to meet our delivery goal of the remaining new rail cars in 2020.

 The first trainset entered service in early December 2017. The delivery of the cars fell behind schedule once again due to flooding at the Hitachi Rail factory in West Plains, Missouri, and in February 2018 it was announced that the final replacement cars would not arrive before 2020. The shortage of replacement cars resulted in some Metrorail runs being operated as two-car trains.

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Starting June 30, Miami Dade Transit has making service adjustments to certain Metrobus routes in order to improve overall system efficiency. Visit our website for more details and specific route information: bit.ly/June19lineup

 
 

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https://www.miamidade.gov/auditor/library/2019-06-12-taf-meeting.pdf

http://www.miamidadepublicart.org/app2/sites/default/files/files/4-10-19_RFQ_CNG Bus Depots.pdf

Miami-Dade Transit will have 181 2019 Gillig BRT Plus CNGs that look similar to Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Tallahassee 

The Gillig photo has Jacksonville Transportation Authority scheme on it

 

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More of Miami Dade Transit # 19197-19210 were still in the process of delivery. These photos goes to the perspective owners. Currently at New Flyer Industries plant in Alabama along with MTA Nyct New Flyer XD60 Xcelsior Articulated buses. 

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