Happy Hour for Public Transit Day

It's time to make a long-lasting change together. 

On December 9th, elected leaders and engaged locals will all be showing off their commitment to strengthening our Public Transit system in by getting on board on #PublicTransitDay! Take the pledge, save the date, USE public transit, and join in the community day of action.

Folks across Miami were so inspired by this initiative, they've joined in to host an insane array of pop-ups, music events, and other surprises at transit stations and citywide attractions all over town. All you need to do is take a photo ON TRANSIT that day and use the hashtag #PublicTransitDay to share with the world. Show your picture or your Transit Tracker App at any of these fun activations and participating locations for a sweet treat or two for taking the pledge!

Confirmed Pop-ups, Activations, and Events:
7am-9am: Early Morning Coffee & Snacks at Civic Center presented by Jackson Health System
10am-7pm: Hop on the metro mover to Café at Books & Books at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and get a free coffee with transit day proof. 
11:30am: Press Conference (location TBD)
11:30am-2pm: Community picnic lunch at Brickell Station with The Underline, music, local grub, drinks by Harmless Harvest, video booth by The New Tropic and more! 

Afternoon Delights: 
Caja Caliente
La Fresa Francesa - Free Homemade Pucker-Up Strawberry Lemonade or a Hialeah Helicopter Latte thanks to 3:05 Cafecito
4pm-9:30pm: Buskerfest Miami 2016 hits the streets once again for live music along the inner loop stations on the metro mover!
Happy Hour Specials:
5pm-8pm: Taurus Beer & Whiskey House, Free Hatuey beer
Sweat Records
ACME Lounge in the Arts + Entertainment District.

Evening Jams & Specials: 
The Wynwood Yard

The Story of Public Transit Day:
Public Transit Day is based on the top idea from the 100 Great Ideas public transit campaign, an idea which stressed that in order for our region to make meaningful improvements to our transit system, elected leaders will need to make it a top priority, and they will need to feel the community's support behind them. Many elected leaders and engaged locals do not actually ride public transit, and this day is all about getting our community leaders and locals to USE transit, engage in the wins and struggles of our system, and commit to prioritizing improvements in the coming years. What started out as a Miami-focused effort has now expanded to include transit riders and leaders in Broward and Palm Beach. All-in-all, the goal of Public Transit Day is to highlight the importance of strengthening South Florida's existing public transportation system, both to improve the economic potential of our city and to improve quality of life for our residents. Learn more at publictransitday.com.