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October 13, 2020, 6am PDT
New research suggests that real estate values were declining before prices started falling, but a climate-driven housing crisis could already be here in coastal Florida.
The New York Times
October 12, 2020, 11am PDT
A nationwide network of bike and pedestrian trails could give drivers new options for planning their next cross-country adventure.
Fast Company
August 21, 2020, 7am PDT
The construction shutdowns and slow economic activity of the pandemic aren't the only reason Denver and other U.S. cities are seeing a slowdown in construction completions in 2020, according to a recent report.
The Denver Post
Feature
August 5, 2020, 12pm PDT
An interview with Kurt Kaminer, founder of the Bike Share Museum in Miami.
Mark Tirpak
August 4, 2020, 11am PDT
Issuing a ticket to a pedestrian for not wearing a mask in Miami is like issuing a ticket to a motorist for not wearing a seatbelt, states a specially-detailed Miami police officer. Welcome to the "new normal" in this coronavirus hotspot.
The Washington Post
June 22, 2020, 5am PDT
Miami 21 was approved in 2009 and heralded as a sign of a new era in zoning. Since then, Miami 21 has been both credited and blamed for the city's transformation.
Miami Herald
May 24, 2020, 9am PDT
The closely monitored private rail company says it has no plans to reopen in Florida any time soon, even as the state relaxes its stay-at-home orders and intercity rail in other parts of the country prepares to restart.
Bloomberg
May 21, 2020, 11am PDT
TransitCenter published a new report on the emerging practices of public engagement at a time when large gatherings have been prohibited.
TransitCenter
May 20, 2020, 5am PDT
A planned development made possible by a ground lease with the county could add over a thousands mixed income units to the housing market in Miami.
Miami Herald
February 17, 2020, 5am PST
A new report by Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan economic think tank, claims that Miami is the most vulnerable coastal city in the world.
Scientific American
December 19, 2019, 8am PST
A county commissioner is asking for a study of fare-free transit programs in Kansas City and Salt Lake City to inform the potential implementation fo a similar program in the South Florida county.
Miami Today
December 7, 2019, 5am PST
A climate change conference in Southeast Florida this week delivers bad news for communities on the coast in South Florida and in the Florida Keys. Some of those communities won't be saved as the receipts for climate change come in.
Miami Herald
November 18, 2019, 8am PST
The South Florida Housing Link Collaborative is working to develop and preserve affordable housing along South Florida's intercity rail line, in the process of transitioning to the Virgin Trains USA brand, as prices along the route climb.
Miami Herald
October 24, 2019, 7am PDT
As cities across the U.S. commit to ambitious climate actions, they're seeking effective ways to engage with local communities.
Yale Climate Connections
October 18, 2019, 8am PDT
Even Republicans are talking about climate change in Florida since former Governor Rick Scott left office.
Miami Herald
October 9, 2019, 5am PDT
Rising seas are already impacting drinking water supplies in Miami-Dade County.
Circle of Blue
October 1, 2019, 9am PDT
The Miami Herald is running a series of articles to explore the regional housing crisis. The latest in the series focuses on gentrification and displacement in the Little Haiti neighborhood.
Miami Herald
September 20, 2019, 6am PDT
The Knight Foundation is supplying a significant cash infusion to Miami's version of the High Line.
Smart Cities Dive
August 11, 2019, 11am PDT
A shift is underway on Wall Street—investors are acknowledging the risks of climate change. A recent credit-ratings report on the bridge system connecting Miami to Key Biscayne provides a stark example of the new way of thinking.
Miami Herald
August 4, 2019, 5am PDT
With some new transit tax money to spend, South Florida officials are pitching a monorail project in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
South Florida Sun Sentinel