Miami, FL (December 7, 2015) - A fan of Art Basel but not the traffic that comes with it? This year Art Basel enthusiasts hopped on the free Miami Beach Trolley and eliminated the stress of traffic, parking and transportation costs.
Art Basel, which ran from December 3-6, exhibited 267 of the world’s leading Modern and contemporary art galleries display of premier paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, prints, photography, film, video, and digital art by over 4,000 artists. Every year the allure of Art Basel and the warm South Florida December weather attracts a sophisticated international crowd of gallerists, artists, and collectors to the sands of South Beach.
With the influx of tourists, attendees often complain about the standstill traffic in the South Beach area. In anticipation of traffic, the cities of Miami and Miami Beach offered free trolley shuttles from the Miami Beach Convention Center to several locations in Wynwood and Midtown. Many stops were near municipal parking garages to encourage people to park and ride to the different fairs. The East-West route connected Miami Beach to Midtown and a North-South routes ran between North Beach and South Beach.
The charming Miami Beach Trolleys may look old fashioned but they utilize the latest in mobile tracking technology with the free TSO Mobile Miami Beach application. For the Art Basel event, trolleys were your best bet to swiftly getting around Miami. Traveling between Miami and Miami Beach, the trolley arrived every 15 minutes at each stop and the trolleys traveling within Miami Beach arrived every 30 minutes. All routes ran from Wednesday, December 2 – Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday) and 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Sunday only). With the TSO Miami Beach App users viewed the arrival time of the next trolley, location of trolley stops and viewed entire trolley routes with real-time updates on the trolleys estimated time of arrivals.
In anticipation of increased ridership for Art Basel, the City of Miami Beach added two new temporary trolley routes using the existent TSO GPS Tracking Solutions Platform helping passengers avoid traffic and conveniently find their destination. Download the free TSO Miami Beach App and have the ease of free transportation at the touch of your finger.
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