Florida

2 days ago
It's been a century since a hurricane larger than category three has scored a direct hit on the Tampa Bay region. If a storm arrives to change that streak of luck, it will find a region severly underprepared to deal with the effects of sea-level rise
The Washington Post
4 days ago
Cuts mean an already meager transit service will cover less of the sprawling Hillsburough County Community.
Tampa Bay Times
August 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
Amtrak is partnering with Lyft to offer train passengers a discounted option for first and last mile needs. New Lyft riders qualify for a $5 savings on each of their first four rides.
The Verge
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
July 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
Its easy to criticize Florida, one of the deadliest states for pedestrians, however progress is being made through collaborative approaches between local citizens and their municipal officials.
Modern Cities
June 6, 2017, 1pm PDT
A quick run down of Florida's existing bike share programs and a look at what's coming in 2017.
Modern Cities
June 5, 2017, 7am PDT
Transit agencies from Washington to Florida are beginning to make the switch from diesel and natural gas-powered buses to battery electric buses, some faster than others.
Sierra Club Compass
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 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Florida is infamous for the lack of safety on its roads. A new interactive graphic of the nation's most dangerous highways does nothing to dispel that reputation.
Geotab
May 11, 2017, 8am PDT
Improvements in street design and bike infrastructure make life easier on bikers in car-centric Orlando, but employers and politicians could do more in the city to get commuters out of their cars.
Orlando Sentinel
May 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
The Florida Legislature has delivered a bill to Gov. Rick Scott's desk that would end property taxes on solar panels in the state of Florida for all commercial and industrial uses.
Palm Beach Post
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 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
Some local officials in unincorporated Hillsborough County, outside of Tampa, Florida, are trying to take local residents up to the consequences of unmitigated sprawl.
Tampa Bay Times
May 3, 2017, 5am PDT
A recent study predicts that climate refugees from Florida and coastal Louisiana may disperse to areas around the southeast, with a large number resettling in Texas
Houston Press
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
April 20, 2017, 12pm PDT
A new report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group and the Frontier Group indicates that highway boondoggles have been getting bigger, more costly, with the benefits more limited. Nine projects are analyzed in "Highway Boondoggles 3."
Illinois PIRG
April 20, 2017, 7am PDT
Mark Bonn PHD who has been used by teams looking to secure public financing for stadiums, assumed that the vast majority of people attending Blue Jays spring training games wouldn't live in the county where the games were played.
Deadspin
April 18, 2017, 11am PDT
All but one Clearwater City Council member voted to move forward with a transit center on Clearwater Beach. The hope is for fewer drivers to clog the roads on the way to a beach day.
Tampa Bay Times
April 4, 2017, 8am PDT
Parramore, an African American community in Orlando, has been almost erased from history.
Modern Cities