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Fix flat tires, adjust brakes and do other simple repairs on your bike at DIY repair stations at 7 parks in Weston. The fixit bike repair stations, which are free to access, include an air pump, select tools and a place to suspend the bike so the wheels spin freely. A QR label leads smart phone …

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For a twist on the usual weekend activities, skip the traffic and save on gas. Travel via train. On weekends and holidays, Tri-Rail railroad offers $5 all-day fares for its train routes in South Florida. Pay $5 and ride to & from wherever you want. Tri-Rail runs 73.5 miles from Miami to West Palm Beach, …

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Yes, there really are free transportation options in and around Miami. Miami-Dade County’s public transportation may still need much improvement, but several options are free.  UPDATE: MetroConnect now provides free ride-share service around Miami-Dade County that easily connects you to Metrobus, Metrorail and takes you where you need around town. More details can be found here. …

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If you drive an electric vehicle, some EV stations for powering up are free to use.  The stations are at libraries, parks, and other venues. At some stations, access requires a designated app.  Stations that are free to use usually are slower versions, and ideal for workers and others who are leaving their vehicles for …

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Transportation is a big deal, and when it’s free, that’s even better! Driving and maintaining insured vehicles can be costly. Trying to navigate heavy traffic patterns can be frustrating. Finding a nearby parking space can be a time-consuming challenge like no other.  So, here’s an option that can aid in cutting down on the frustration …

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Water Taxi on The Intracoastal Waterway runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including evening fares. Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is at 954-467-6677 or online. Regular Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place to place, …

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How to get around on Brightline Brightline’s trains leave almost hourly seven days a week and connect downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The newest stops added are in Aventura and Boca Raton and will serve Orlando International Airport in 2023. The private rail puts an emphasis on a pleasant experience for patrons …

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Traveling on a budget with a large group can be a tall ask in Miami. Thankfully, the city has affordable destinations for groups of all sizes, traveling for various occasions. If you’re also looking for a cost-effective way to travel in Miami with a big group, a charter bus could be your best option! Falcon …

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For a fresh approach to navigating sights and shopping in Fort Lauderdale, step aboard a free water trolley. The LauderGO! Water Trolley ferries guests along a scenic route to an assortment of  points along the New River, all for free. The Water Trolley service is separate from Water Taxi vessels. Fees apply for Water Taxi. …

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Public transportation can be a challenge to navigate for those who are unfamiliar with the interconnected systems, but it can also be an essential mode of travel to the savvy, frugal-minded transit rider. In South Florida’s sprawling urban-suburban landscape, there are various levels of how a person can get from point-A to point-B and back, …

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