9 hours ago
Starbucks is launching a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth, and invest in local minority-owned businesses.
Modern Cities
2 days ago
A span built to remove the danger of crossing a busy eight-lane roadway to Florida International University became the danger itself when it collapsed five days after being dropped into place using innovative bridge-building techniques.
Miami Herald
5 days ago
A Dutch-style "shared street" is being planned in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.
Modern Cities
February 27, 2018, 5am PST
Ride hailing reduces the need for parking services, as well as parking spaces, and parking companies are feeling the effects. New data comes from a major U.S. parking management company based in San Diego, thanks to the Union-Tribune.
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 21, 2018, 12pm PST
A new tool in Miami could use broader application in cities around the country (hint hint).
Miami Herald
January 27, 2018, 7am PST
Autonomous vehicles replacing fixed transit may be on the minds of many in the transportation world, but that's not stopping cities from upgrading and building around their transit lines.
Modern Cities
November 27, 2017, 2pm PST
As the climate warms, the world's glaciers and ice sheets are melting, but sea level increase will be greater in some places due to the earth's rotation and gravity, according to a newly released study by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
October 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
The second phase of the highly anticipated Brightline express train service is finally moving forward after unanticipated delays.
The Next Miami
October 18, 2017, 5am PDT
Miami's Brickell City Centre represents the evolution of the shopping mall as a mixed-use social gathering place.
Modern Cities
September 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
As Irma leaves the Caribbean and heads for Florida, with landfall expected this weekend, there is a lot to worry about: New building codes will be put to test, fuel to evacuate is in short supply, and cranes have not been dismantled.
The New York Times
July 22, 2017, 7am PDT
Mayor Gimenez is citing frugality as the reason behind a decision that favors bus rapid transit over an earlier proposal for new rail lines.
The Miami Herald
May 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
A group led by David Beckham is working to build a stadium in Miami that would house a Major League Soccer team. There are two twists (besides Becks): the stadium would require zero public financing and the stadium would build zero parking.
Miami Herald
May 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Transit planners at the county of Miami-Dade in Florida are asking permission to reroute and discontinue bus routes from the county bus system.
Miami Herald
May 1, 2017, 9am PDT
Groups advocate moving mismanaged properties into the hands of community trusts, and building more affordable housing in Miami.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 22, 2017, 11am PDT
Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan has expressed concerns that seldom-used churches aren’t paying taxes, take up valuable land, and would be better used to build housing for the Black community.
Miami Herald
March 25, 2017, 5am PDT
After four crashes that led to deaths of four cyclists riding the Rickenbacker Causeway, a new bike bridge has been proposed in Miami.
The Architects Newspaper
March 15, 2017, 10am PDT
Good and bad news for followers of Brightline, a South Florida rail start-up. Service between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale begins in July, with Miami soon thereafter, but opponents may hamper extension to Orlando.
Palm Beach Post
December 20, 2016, 12pm PST
One community advocate's step-by-step guide to activating hidden public waterfront space.
Modern Cities
November 10, 2016, 6am PST
Miami’s city government hopes to get some financial compensation from banks for the hardship the city endured during the foreclosure crisis.
The Washington Post
November 4, 2016, 8am PDT
Sixty years of highway construction has significantly changed Miami's development patterns.
Modern Cities