Jessica Mion stands outside the Douglas Road Metrorail station near her Coral Gables home on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. The station, at 3060 SW 37th Ct. in Coral Gables, is one link in her commute to Coral Reef Senior High School, where Jessica, 16, is a rising senior. Jessica's total daily commute includes a drop-off by her parents, two Metrorail rides, a school bus, the Coral Gables Trolley and sometimes a county bus.
Jessica Mion stands outside the Douglas Road Metrorail station near her Coral Gables home on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. The station, at 3060 SW 37th Ct. in Coral Gables, is one link in her commute to Coral Reef Senior High School, where Jessica, 16, is a rising senior. Jessica's total daily commute includes a drop-off by her parents, two Metrorail rides, a school bus, the Coral Gables Trolley and sometimes a county bus. MARSHA HALPER Miami Herald
Jessica Mion stands outside the Douglas Road Metrorail station near her Coral Gables home on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. The station, at 3060 SW 37th Ct. in Coral Gables, is one link in her commute to Coral Reef Senior High School, where Jessica, 16, is a rising senior. Jessica's total daily commute includes a drop-off by her parents, two Metrorail rides, a school bus, the Coral Gables Trolley and sometimes a county bus. MARSHA HALPER Miami Herald

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