University station (Miami-Dade County)

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University
Metrorail metro station
University Metrorail Station Miami Florida.png
University station during morning commute, December 2013
Location5400 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, Florida
Coordinates25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 80°16′36″W / 25.71472°N 80.27667°W / 25.71472; -80.27667
Owned byMiami-Dade County
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsLocal Transit Metrobus: 56, 500
Local Transit UM ‘Canes Shuttle
Construction
ParkingPark and ride (401 spaces)
Bicycle facilitiesRack
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeUNV
History
OpenedMay 20, 1984
Passengers
2012636,000 [1]Increase 16%
Services
Preceding station Logo of Miami-Dade County, Florida.svg Miami-Dade Transit Following station
South Miami Green Line Douglas Road
toward Palmetto
Orange Line Douglas Road

University station is a station on the Metrorail rapid transit system at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. This station, opened to service May 20, 1984, is located along Ponce de Leon Boulevard at the intersection of South Dixie Highway (US 1) and Mariposa Court. The stop provides particular convenience to UM students, staff, and resident physicians traveling between the Coral Gables campus, the medical campus at the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center at Civic Center station in the Civic Center Health District, and direct access to Downtown Miami and Miami International Airport.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two tracks served by an island platform. Parking is located in a surface lot north of the station underneath the tracks.

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