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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 7, 2019, 6am PDT
The Universal Epic Universe, proposed for Orlando, Florida, has aspirations as a transit-oriented theme park.
The Next Miami
August 6, 2019, 10am PDT
Depending on your interestsand perspective, the lede might be buried here.
Treasure Coast Newspapers
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 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The "All for Transportation" sales tax in Hillsborough County, Florida, survived a revolt and legal challenge from conservative county commissioners, despite earning 57 percent of the public vote.
Tampa Bay Times
July 11, 2019, 5am PDT
Real estate advisors RLCO have been compiling data on sales at master-planned communities since 1994. The mid-year report for 2019 shows strong sales growth in the sector.
RCLCO
July 4, 2019, 9am PDT
Many gardeners in Florida celebrated this week, as Senate Bill 82 went into effect, by planting fruits and vegetables in their yards, legally, whether their city liked it or not.
NPR
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 17, 2019, 2pm PDT
Florida has the distinction of having more toll roads than any other state. Environmentalists want Gov. DeSantis (R) to veto a bill that would build three new ones, adding over three hundred miles of asphalt through mostly rural, unpopulated areas.
South Florida Sun Sentinel
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
May 9, 2019, 7am PDT
With President Trump in Florida, Diane Yentel writes about the many people there still living without shelter after Hurricane Michael last year.
Orlando Sentinel
May 7, 2019, 2pm PDT
The city of St. Petersburg is intended to improve safety for all users of streets—bicyclists, pedestrians, transit users, and drivers.
Smart Cities Dive
May 6, 2019, 9am PDT
Population data released May 1 by the Department of Finance reveals the Golden State's lowest population growth rate on record, at 0.47 percent.
Los Angeles Times
May 2, 2019, 7am PDT
The state of Florida is moving forward with the Multi-use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance (M-Cores) plan to build several new toll expressways in rural parts of the state.
Strong Towns
April 24, 2019, 9am PDT
Big trends—a geographic shift back to the suburban and exurban areas and a "silver tsunami"—are apparent in population figures for two Florida locations.
Curbed
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
April 15, 2019, 11am PDT
The state’s aging sewage infrastructure is failing, but the cost to replace it would be monumental.
GateHouse Media
April 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
Free fares and more frequent service have resulted in a huge increase in ridership on the TECO Line Streetcar and proved skeptics wrong.
Streetsblog USA
April 9, 2019, 7am PDT
Finding a new home for a major league baseball team isn't as easy as it used to be in Florida.
Tampa Bay Times