Nestled in Broward County, bordered to the west by the Everglades National Park, and on the east by Hollywood, its much larger neighbor, Pembroke Pines is a nice place to live and raise a family. In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city’s population at 154,750, making it the second largest city in Broward County. In the last decade, it has received awards such as “All-America City Award” and was named one of the best cities to live in America.
The City of Pembroke Pines and Broward County Transit (BCT) provides free of charge transportation within the city limits, it operates six days a week, excluding Sundays and when a hurricane warning has been issued. Also available to those with cognitive, physical or visual disabilities that make them unable to use a traditional bus system, the ADA/Paratransit program is available once accepted into the program. Aside from the above services, getting around Pembroke Pines is most convenient in an automobile. If a personal vehicle is unavailable, there are several taxi services available.