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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
July 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The Miami-Dade Transit system includes only five routes with headways at 15 minutes or less during midday and only six percent of residents live near frequent bus service, according to a recent study.
Miami Herald
July 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
More cities are leveraging technology to better manage one of the most confusing and congested spaces in the public realm: the curb.
Smart Cities Dive
May 13, 2019, 6am PDT
Miami doesn’t get as much attention as cities like New York City and San Francisco for the cost of housing, but 61 percent of renters in the city are cost-burdened, and 71 percent of the city's residents are residents.
Smart Cities Dive
April 18, 2019, 5am PDT
There's plenty of vacant or underutilized land to be found in Miami-Dade County, if you know where and how to look.
Miami Herald
February 11, 2019, 11am PST
The new linear park will use land under the city’s elevated rail tracks. Worries, however, are emerging about the effects the project will have on surrounding communities, particularly related to affordable housing.
Next City
February 5, 2019, 10am PST
The Miami Worldcenter mega-development is entering the delivery phase.
Globe St.
January 6, 2019, 5am PST
With the threat of sea level rise, homes on higher ground in Miami are becoming increasingly desirable. But they are located in low-income communities of color, and residents are facing rising housing costs and displacement.
Slate
December 17, 2018, 9am PST
Advocates from Transit Alliance Miami attempt to spend 24 hours on Miami-Dade County buses.
Miami Herald
November 20, 2018, 6am PST
The city of Miami will for the first time require that affordable housing be included in private residential development projects. The mandatory inclusionary zoning was made more palatable to developers by upzoning the affected area.
Miami Herald
November 19, 2018, 12pm PST
A new study looks at homeownership among native-born and foreign-born residents in U.S. cities.
The New York Times
October 30, 2018, 11am PDT
The Underline will run for ten miles under Metrorail's elevated tracks in Miami.
Miami Herald
August 18, 2018, 5am PDT
Miami developers the Melo Group are paying renters to give up parking spaces, even though they already built the garage.
Fast Company
August 4, 2018, 7am PDT
Lobbyists from a diesel bus manufacturer, New Flyer, reached out to Miami's mayor after the company lost a bid for new buses in the city to electric bus company Proterra.
The Miami Herald
July 16, 2018, 10am PDT
Did we mention David Beckham is behind the proposal?
Miami Herald
July 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Transportation Planning Organization will budget a study on how best to connect trails to transit hubs.
Miami Today
July 12, 2018, 5am PDT
A new network of buses, designed with the bus priority features, has been proposed in Miami. The catch: it would come at the expense of a promised rail extension program.
Miami Herald
July 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study shows that over the last several decades the price of real estate has been heavily influenced by the actual and anticipated effects of climate change.
CityLab
June 27, 2018, 6am PDT
Two major scooter companies operating in Miami have ceased operations in the city, at least for now.
Miami Herald