MDX Welcomed Congresswoman Corrine Brown

September 4, 2009

MIAMI, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ — The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) hosted Congresswoman Corrine Brown from the Third District of Florida yesterday and presented the authority’s upcoming plans for transportation improvements in Miami-Dade County.

Led by Executive Director Javier Rodriguez, P.E. and MDX Chair, Maritza Gutierrez, Congresswoman Brown participated in discussions regarding innovative solutions to the traffic congestion issues facing South Florida commuters. One of the highlights was the recent MDX and Florida International University partnership to study the possibilities of an advanced bus transit system along SR 836 / Dolphin Expressway.

The Congresswoman’s three day trip to Miami-Dade County includes tours of Miami International Airport, Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) and the Port of Miami. The MDX presentation stressed the importance of continued collaboration between transportation entities in order to offer the most benefits to the community and its residents.

About MDX

MDX is a state sanctioned, locally administered, public agency created in 1994 by the State of Florida and the Board of County Commissioners of Miami-Dade County. MDX is governed by its Board, comprised of 13 volunteer members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and the Governor of the State of Florida. MDX oversees, operates and maintains five expressways: State Road 836 (Dolphin Expressway), State Road 112 (Airport Expressway), State Road 874 (Don Shula Expressway), State Road 878 (Snapper Creek Expressway) and State Road 924 (Gratigny Parkway). MDX is funded almost entirely by toll revenue and is dedicated to moving Miami-Dade County forward. For more information on MDX visit the website at www.mdxway.com.

SOURCE Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

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