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Space Coast Area Transit
is the municipal bus system serving the Brevard County, Florida
Brevard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. As of 2007 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the population is 536,521, making it the 10th most populous county in the state. Influenced by the presence of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Brevard...
area. Besides providing routine transportation, low cost service is available to disabled and disadvantaged citizens.
Space Coast Area Transit was formed in 1985 as a replacement for two competing bus services in Brevard County; Brevard Transportation Authority
and Consolidated Agencies Transportation System
, both of which refused to cooperate with each other, and often got into territorial and service disputes.
The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) determines policy.
The system budgeted $6.9 million for operations in 2010. It collected $2.1 million in passenger fees, The rest comes from federal and state grants, and contributions from two cities.
There are fifteen fixed bus routes:
- 1 Melbourne/Titusville Connector
- 2 Titusville
- 3 Merritt Island
- 4 Hwy 520 Connector
- 5 Mims/Titusville
- 6 Cocoa/Rockledge
- 7 Cocoa Beach Shuttle
- 9 Beach Trolley
- 21 Downtown Melbourne
- 22 Palm Bay South
- 23 West Palm Bay
- 24 Melbourne
- 25 Palm Bay Connector
- 26 South Beach Trolley
- 27 East Palm Bay
- 28 North Melbourne