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Welcome to the Merritt Island Subway System Web Site

Read about the Merritt Island Subway System in Florida Today.

Click here or the map below for the current Subway Route map.

Merritt Island Subway System Route Map

Click here to read about the history of the Merritt Island Subway System

Click here to see a cross-section illustration of Merritt Island Subway System construction.

System Quick Fact

Ridership was up 4.2% during the 05’ holiday season.

Ridership littering complaints in FY 2005 were down 12% from FY 2004. The Subway Teachers can download the Mr. Clean Fish posterAuthority attributes this dramatic improvement to the successful “Mr. Clean Fish Says: Keep Our Stations Neat & Clean” 2005 community outreach campaign.

The campaign was funded by the Merritt Island Rotary Club [meeting each Thursday noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria @ Merritt Square Mall.

Teachers: Click here to download the Mr. Clean Fish Poster. Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or above required.

Customer Service Initiative

Ask Miss Misa

Click here for “Ask Miss MIsa”, and advice column for MISS/MISA riders.

subway wearables

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Don’t just ride the Merritt Island Subway System, Wear it! Click here to see two new designs. During April 2006, wear a shirt and receive the student fare! College students ride free from 10 PM ‘til 6 AM. Other students ride free all month!

recent events

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The 520/Business District Transfer Station, the busiest and largest of the Merritt Island Subway System stations has recently undergone an extensive renovation. Improvements include pressure cleaning, tile replacement and upgraded turnstiles.

Charles T. Harvey, Executive Director of the Merritt Island Subway Authority remarked that the renovation was completed on-schedule and on-budget. Tropical Elementary School and Mila Elementary School 5th grade students have contributed artwork for the renovated station through the cooperation of the Brevard Cultural Alliance.

Subway token Update

Tokens are now available for purchase at station automated token machines.

Additional tokens are now on sale“Our inventory of tokens was very low after the recent holiday season, and we have replenished our supply.” commented Juan Pineda, Merritt Island Subway Authority spokesperson. “Visitors to our beautiful area buy tokens as a souvenir of their ride on our subway and of their visit to our area.”

Comments:

New: Click here for ideas and comments.
Have an idea for service improvement? See what Tetrafluoroethylene polymer has to do with your subway system. Send ideas and comments to ideas@misubwayauth.org

Bus Shelter Advertising

ShelterAds Map-03-13-06x110Merritt Island Subway Authority announces the winning bidder for bus shelter advertising. 20/20 Media has been selected by the Merritt Island Subway Authority for bus shelter transit advertising. Click here for more information

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The Raymond family of Wichita, KS arrived six months early to the new, tentatively named ‘Mayor Mike Blake 528/Cocoa Station” at the corner of US 1 and 528 [scheduled to open November ‘06]. Ever mindful of customer satisfaction, MISA painter Bill Harrison pointed them in the direction of the Cocoa Village station.

In the News!:

Dr. Wernher von Braun and John F. Kennedy gaze skyward

MISA 40th Anniversay

The Merritt Island Subway Authority announces the 40th Anniversary of the Merritt Island Subway System. “We dug down while Dr. Wernher von Braun and President John F. Kennedy looked up!” quipped Charles T. Harvey, current Executive Director of the Merritt Island Subway Authority and the Merritt Island Subway System.

Wasdin Station Nears Completion

March 2006 -- The Merritt Island Subway Authority announces the Thomas Wasdin Subway Station at the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Ellington Park on North Merritt Island. Click here for the press release. Click here for more information.

Advertising & PR Firm selected

February, 2006 -- The Merritt Island Subway Authority announces the selection of efSmart Marketing Services, with offices on Merritt Island and Valencia, California, to handle system public relations, promotion, and advertising.

Cocoa Station Opening Announced

December, 2005 -- The Merritt Island Subway Authority announces the tentatively named ‘Mayor Mike Blake Cocoa/528 Subway Station’ will be open in November. The station will be the western central terminus of the Merritt Island Subway System.

Other News + Information:

Sleek new subway trains will be in service soonMerritt Island Subway Authority announces the winning bidder for replacement subway trains. Siemens Transportation Systems have been selected to deliver Velaro trains. Click here for more information.

New turnstiles have been selected for all stationsMerritt Island Subway Authority announces the winning bidder for new turnstiles at the Thomas Wasdin Subway Station at the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Ellington Park on North Merritt Island. Alvarado Manufacturing Company has been selected to deliver electrically controlled EDCX turnstiles utilizing a state-of-the-art controller with opto-interrupter rotation detection. Click here for more information.

Site Modified May 22, 2006

E-mail info@misubwayauth.org for additional information

The Small Print: You just knew we’d need to raise a little money to support our Subway System and keep fares low for riders. We’ve got inexpensive month-to-month opportunities for naming a station, adding a station, and transit advertising. E-mail the MISA at advertising@misubwayauth.org or click here to read about advertising.