FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This year more than 50,000 students are expected to take classes on the South Florida Education Center's campus in Davie, Florida. As an added convenience, the new, free SFEC Davie Campus Express shuttle service will begin on August 26, 2015.
"The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recognized the opportunity to provide an additional transportation option for students, faculty and members of the public traveling to and from the SFEC Davie Campus," stated Jordan Rockwell, Transit Demand Coordinator. "FDOT is fully funding the service so students who live on college budgets can take advantage of the free service."
The SFEC Davie Campus Express shuttle service will pick up passengers at The Plaza on SW 112th Ave and SR 84, bordering the Shenandoah community. Drop off points are as follows:
- McFatter Technical College & High School (Davie Road South Entrance)
- Broward College (Student Center Bldg 19)
- Florida Atlantic University (North East of the Student Union Building along the Campus Loop Road)
- University of Florida (FAU College Ave)
- NSU Law School (Law Bldg Shelter)
- NSU Business School (Business School Bldg Shelter)
- NSU Health Center (Heath Center Shelter)
- The Plaza at Davie
CLICK HERE to view the SFEC Davie Campus Express shuttle schedule.
Fully equipped with bike stows, the ADA accessible shuttle will run every hour between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, and accommodate up to 20 passengers. In addition to students, anyone commuting to shopping centers or other locations in close proximity to the SFEC campus, are encouraged to use the SFEC Davie Campus Express.
"With five of Florida's top learning institutions all conveniently located in one square mile, this shuttle service will offer students and community members alternate options to get to and from the campus," stated Kim Moore, Chair of the SFEC. "Alternate modes of transportation are attractive to students, especially those who choose to live car free."
The South Florida Education Center (SFEC) is comprised of five major educational institutions; Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, McFatter Technical College & Technical High School, Nova Southeastern University, and the University of Florida, all located on one square mile campus in the Town of Davie. Recognizing that the campuses generate a lot of traffic in Broward County, the members formed the South Florida Education Center Transportation Management Association (SFEC TMA) in an effort to help manage and reduce congestion.
To learn more visit http://www.sfec.org/davieexpress
ABOUT SFEC (South Florida Education Center)
Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, McFatter Technical College & Technical High School, Nova Southeastern University, and the University of Florida – are all conveniently located on the SFEC Campus. The SFEC TMA is a private, nonprofit organization representing a partnership of the SFEC educational institutions, the Town of Davie, and the Florida Department of Transportation. The SFEC's mission is to develop strategies and implement programs that provide alternative transportation options for improved mobility in South Florida.
To learn more visit www.sfec.org
CONTACT: Laurie Menekou, (954) 732-0754 (or)
SOURCE South Florida Education Center