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Public Transit Office

Office Manager
Ed Coven
State Transit Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Mail Station 26
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4500
Fax: 850-414-4508
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Public Transit Office


The mission of the FDOT Transit Office is to "identify, support, advance and manage cost effective, efficient and safe transportation systems and alternatives to maximize the passenger carrying capacity of surface transportation facilities." The FDOT Transit Office consists of three sections (Grants Administration; Transit Operations; Transit Planning) each of which has specific areas of responsibility.

Recent Additions


2016 FDOT State Safety Oversight FGTS Status Report 
Posted: Revised June 2017
This is the annual status on the safety of the rail fixed guideway transportation systems (FGTS) the state safety oversight agency oversee

2017 Accessing Transit Design Handbook Update
Posted: Revised May 2017
This is the 2017 interim update to the Accessing Transit Design Handbook for Florida Bus Passenger Facilities Version III, 2013. 

2016 Florida Transit Information and Performance Handbook
Posted: Revised February 2017
This handbook provides a synopsis of Florida's transit agencies and systems data, and a snapshot of their performance in the 2015 reporting year.

Implementing Bus on Shoulder in Florida - Statewide Guidance
Posted: Revised February 2017
This document presents technical guidance and criteria for bus on shoulder systems, including a generalized approach pertaining to the evaluation of appropriate locations for the use of roadway shoulders by buses.

Assessing the Property Impacts of SunRail Stations
Posted: Revised January 2017
This report provides an assessment of the property value changes and development impacts that have occurred around SunRail stations since the system's opening. 

Transit Map and Transit Contacts
Posted: Revised January 2017
The interactive transit map shows the locations of the 31 urban and 1 rural fixed-route systems in Florida. The interactive map provides each transit system’s contact information, resource links, and transit statistics from the 2013 to 2015 National Transit Database.

2016 Office of Freight, Logistics & Passenger Operations (FLP) Organization and Program Guide Posted: Revised November 2016
FLP organization and contacts

2016 Transit Concept and Alternative Review (TCAR) Guidance
Posted: Revised November 2016
An outline for early planning and early evaluation of transit projects in Florida.

Florida Transit Information System and Data Exchange
Posted: Revised November 2016
Link to the Florida Transit Information System (FTIS) web page. This page is a suite of web-based systems, developed for transit planning applications, including transit NTD data, GIS and GTFS files.