University station (Miami-Dade County)

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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
ConnectionsLocal Transit Metrobus: 56, 500
Local Transit UM ‘Canes Shuttle
ParkingPark and ride (401 spaces)
Bicycle facilitiesRack
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeUNV
OpenedMay 20, 1984
Passengers (2012)636,000 [1]Increase 16%
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]

Platform level
Southbound      Downtown Express does not stop here
     Green Line,      Orange Line toward Dadeland South (South Miami)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound      Green Line toward Palmetto (Douglas Road)
     Orange Line toward Miami International Airport (Douglas Road)
     Downtown Express does not stop here →
G Street level Exit/entrance, buses, parking


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