Contact Your City Commissioners- Support a Parking Requirement Exemption for Small Urban Buildings

*protected email*. Minimum parking requirements are killing good urban development in Miami. Luckily, there has been a push to eliminate parking requirements for small urban buildings (<10,000 sq ft) in recent months.  This is a good first step in the right direction if Miami really aspires to become a walkable and less autocentric city. Minimum… Read more…

Parking Exemption for Small Urban Buildings Coming to Miami?

  Minimum parking requirements are killing good urban development in Miami. Luckily, there has been a push to eliminate parking requirements for small urban buildings (<10,000 sq ft) in recent months.  This is a good first step in the right direction if Miami really aspires to become a walkable and less autocentric city. Minimum parking… Read more…

This is Why Miami-Dade County is Dominated by the Automobile

Here’s another great map from Matt Toro over at Transit Miami.  This map pretty much sums up why Miami-Dade County is so dependent on the automobile-lack of mixed-use zoning. Notice that mixed-use zoning is found only in small pockets throughout the county.  Not surprisingly, the very same pockets that have mixed-use zoning are some of… Read more…

DawnTown 2014 Alternative Mobilities Design Competition Now Open

Via DawnTown   Recently, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado declared March as Miami Bike Month. And why shouldn’t it?  Did you see the latest gathering this past Friday for Critical Mass?  Hundreds of people, including celebrity cyclists and NBA megastars Dwyane Wade and Lebron James, were in attendance for a 13 mile trek around Miami.  Cycling… Read more…

Event: Designing Complete Streets in Miami

The South Florida Community Development Coalition will be hosting a discussion on Complete Streets in Miami Thursday, March 6 8:30am -10:30am   The speaker line-up for the event should make for some good, substantive discussion. They’ve got: Jose (“Pepe”) Diaz, Miami-Dade County Commissioner, Cesar Garcia-Pons, Sr. Manager, Planning + Design at Miami Downtown Development Authority Tony Garcia, Principal… Read more…