On July 28, 2012, City of Miami celebrated its “Sweet 116” and the official launching of its MetroRail Orange Line to Miami International Airport. The new Orange Line runs on existing track from the Dadeland South Metrorail station north to the Earlington Heights station where is separates and continues to the airport. The MIA station is located at the developing Miami Central Station which also houses the gorgeous Rental Car Center. From there, passengers board the MIA Mover, a USGBC LEED Gold-certified automated people mover to the airport terminal.
I attended opening day, riding the train between MIA and Downtown’s Government Center station, taking photos and video along the way: