Gold Coast Transport


The attractions and places of interest among the urban sprawl of the Florida Gold Coast are spaced far apart, and visitors wishing to explore need a car. There are numerous car hire companies operating in the area and rates are extremely competitive. The Broward County Transit authority provides a public bus service serving 410 square miles (1,062 sq km) in the greater Fort Lauderdale area, covering 40 routes. Also available is the Tri-Rail 67-mile (108km) commuter line linking Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. A variety of taxis and limousine hire companies operate in the area. The myriad waterways around Fort Lauderdale are served by waterbuses. In Palm Beach the Palm Tran bus service covers 32 routes and insists on exact change. Palm Beach Transportation is an umbrella body for several taxi companies using a single telephone number: 561 689 4222. In West Palm Beach there is a free shuttle service between City Place and Clematis Street.

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