United States of America
99,892 HOTELS: guaranteed best prices
Book now

Jacksonville Skyway

Monorail system in Jacksonville

29 Users like

Jacksonville Skyway
Skywaytrain.JPG
Overview
TypeAutomated people mover
StatusOperational
LocaleJacksonville, Florida
TerminiLaVilla Station (west)
Kings Avenue (south)
Rosa Parks Transit Station (north)
Stations8
Daily ridership5,000 passengers
(2015 estimate)[1]
Operation
Opened1989
Operator(s)JTA
CharacterElevated
Technical
Line length2.5 mi (4.0 km)
Number of tracks2
Track gaugeMonorail
ElectrificationThird rail[2]
Operating speed35 mph (56 km/h)
Route map

Rosa Parks
Jacksonville Transit Authority
Hemming Park
Central
Jacksonville Transit Authority Jacksonville Water Taxi
Jefferson
Jacksonville Transit Authority
LaVilla
Greyhound Lines Jacksonville Transit Authority
San Marco
Jacksonville Transit Authority
Riverplace
Jacksonville Transit Authority Jacksonville Water Taxi
Kings Avenue
Jacksonville Transit Authority
Kings Avenue Parking Garage

Handicapped/disabled access All stations are accessible

The Jacksonville Skyway is a people mover in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. It is an automated people mover system operated by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). Opening in 1989 with three stations in Downtown Jacksonville, the Skyway was extended in 1996 following a conversion from its original technology to Bombardier Transportation equipment. It was expanded again in 1998 and 2000. The system currently comprises two routes across 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of track, serving eight stations, and crosses the St. Johns River on the Acosta Bridge. There is currently no fare to ride the Skyway, which had 1.2 million passengers in 2014.

  1. ^ "How the Skyway's counterpart is a big success in a nearby city". Jacksonville Business Journal. September 21, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "JTA Skyway Technology Overview" (PDF). Jacksonville Transportation Authority. 2014.

Nearby Places

  • Jacksonville Skyway

    Monorail system in Jacksonville

  • Brewster Hospital

    Hospital in Florida, United States

  • Acosta Bridge

    Bridge in Florida, United States of America

  • Fuller Warren Bridge

    Bridge in Florida, United States of America

  • Jacksonville Transportation Authority
  • Main Street Bridge (Jacksonville)

    Bridge in Jacksonville, United States of America

  • Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

    convention center in Jacksonville, Florida

  • Robert E. Lee High School (Jacksonville)

    Public magnet school in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

  • Paxon School for Advanced Studies

    high school in Florida, United States

  • Treaty Oak (Jacksonville)

Explore nearby popular places

Events

Real-time, up-to-date listings for the best in music, sports, theatre and family events.

Find Events

Search news for "Jacksonville Skyway"

Access over 2 million articles from the Guardian and Observer newspapers

Jacksonville Skyway
31
eg: Hotel

Share this page