February 10, 2016, 8am PST
Sarasota County, Florida, has approved a plan to pave over forested wetlands and build parking for a Whole Foods Market. To compensate, the developer is donating another plot of wetlands to the public.
February 9, 2016, 8am PST
The Suncoast Parkway has produced $22 million a year in revenue after a consultant said it would bring in $150 million a year. Yet the Florida Department of Transportation wants to expand the road.
January 24, 2016, 9am PST
This sounds like a dream for a lot of Planetizen readers: building models for Legoland.
January 15, 2016, 10am PST
The U.S.Treasury Department will begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end luxury real estate in Manhattan and Miami Dade County because of concerns about the illicit flow of money.
January 13, 2016, 6am PST
Zipcar is a newcomer in Tampa Bay, but the efforts to expand its business in the next few years will provide a case study in how less dense cities can expand alternative transportation options.
December 30, 2015, 2pm PST
Miami Beach is drafting its own textbook for how to respond to sea level rise. The New Yorker provides in-depth coverage of a region under siege by the sea that surrounds it.
December 28, 2015, 6am PST
A car-dependent city is undertaking one of the most ambitious build-outs of bus rapid transit found anywhere in the United States.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
December 27, 2015, 1pm PST
A streak of landmark years for public transit in Sun Belt cities from the West Coast to the Florida Panhandle will continue in 2016.
December 6, 2015, 9am PST
Known for its unique Moorish Revival architecture, and beset by a host of urban problems, the Miami suburb may have found its savior in Germane Barnes. The young architect and planner aims to revitalize the area without gentrifying it.
December 3, 2015, 8am PST
A bike trail can be much more than a bike trail.
November 24, 2015, 12pm PST
St. Petersburg will overhaul its bus system in early 2016, expecting improved efficiency from operating on the downtown city grid as well as upgrades to the area that serves as the current hub of the system.
Creative Loafing Tampa Bay
November 13, 2015, 2pm PST
High-yield funds have less money to spend these days, leaving large infrastructure projects like the All Aboard Florida high-speed rail project waiting at the station.
November 10, 2015, 2pm PST
An investigation of passenger complaints provides the starting point for an in-depth investigation of the service provided by Florida's largest transit system.
November 7, 2015, 9am PST
A new passenger rail line between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is just one of the links being proposed along the Gulf Coast.
October 11, 2015, 9am PDT
Florida's SunRail commuter rail received a $93.4 grant from the Federal Transit Administration to extend the 61-mile line. The grant will cover half the capital costs for the 17.2-mile extension from Orlando to Osceola County.
Federal Transit Administration
October 10, 2015, 7am PDT
An examination of the proposed plan for the West Bay Parkway in Florida reveals many holes, a wasteful project, and the need for more accountability in transportation planning.
Center for American Progress
September 29, 2015, 9am PDT
The relative calm of the last decade may be luring hundreds of thousands of new coastal residents into a false sense of comfort.
September 24, 2015, 5am PDT
Seaside, Florida: what’s possible when vision, tradition, creativity, adaptation, and, yes, time converge in ways that allow for careful study and consideration.
September 18, 2015, 6am PDT
After transforming opinions about public space with the High Line in New York, James Corner Field Operations will shift focus below the tracks—the Underline park under the MetroRail line in Miami.
September 11, 2015, 9am PDT
Two prominent developers have plead guilty to federal fraud charges for stealing millions of tax-payer dollars intended for low-income housing developments.