Starting College This Week: Get a SunPass

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MDX partners with Miami Dade College to provide Free Sun Passes at MDC Kendall & Wolfson Campuses.

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) joins Miami Dade College (MDC) on Wed., Aug. 28, 2013, to give away free SunPasses and promote driver safety at the Kendall (11011 SW 104 ST Miami, FL 33176), North (11380 NW 27th Ave Miami, FL 33167) and Wolfson (300 NE Second Ave. Miami, FL 33132) campuses during semester "Welcome Back" activities. The events will take place at each location from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

MDX will give away a free SunPass Mini to any MDC student or faculty member who wants to open a new account. All that's needed is a debit or credit card and the vehicle's license plate number. Additionally, MDX will provide information on safe driving and the dangers of distracted driving.

"This is a wonderful opportunity to partner with Miami Dade College to interact with students, faculty and staff on the importance of safe driving while giving away free SunPasses," said Javier Rodriguez, MDX Executive Director.

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About MDX
The Miami‐Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) is a public entity and agency of the state, created in 1994 by the Board of County Commissioners of Miami‐Dade County. MDX’s Governing Board is comprised of 13 volunteer members appointed either by the Board of County Commissioners and the Governor of the State of Florida. MDX operates and maintains five expressways: SR 112/Airport Expressway, SR 836/Dolphin Expressway, SR 874/Don Shula Expressway, SR 878/Snapper Creek Expressway, and SR 924/Gratigny Parkway. MDX is funded almost entirely by toll revenue and is dedicated to moving Miami‐Dade County forward making your commute safer and more efficient. For more information on MDX, please visit http://www.mdxway.com.

About MDC
Miami Dade College is the nation’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 175,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree programs including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is home of the Miami Book Fair International, Miami International Film Festival, the MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, a sculpture park and a large art gallery and theater system. MDC has served 2,000,000 students since it opened its doors in 1960. For more information, please visit http://www.mdc.edu.

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