NYC Transportation Secretary Janette Sadik-Khan nails it in this video. There is no reason why this can’t be done in Miami. What we lack is leadership and vision in the 305.
Posts Categorized: Quality of Life
URBAN_VARIANTS November 1st – November 24th Opening reception: Friday, November 1st, 2013 6pm - 9pm BFI is located at: 100 NE 11th Street Miami, FL 33132 click for DIRECTIONS For more information click here
This great idea comes to us via Andrew Frey from the Townhouse Center: “An idea to promote pedestrian and bike mobility in the red-hot Biscayne corridor: create a shared-use path along the waterfront, so people can travel north-south without having to brave Biscayne Blvd. Back in 2007, I made this Google Earth mash-up of the Miami… Read more »
Attend the Sustainable Authentic Conference, October 23-25, 2013 in Miami Beach. The conference will bring together leaders from Greater Miami and throughout Florida to examine the work in preservation/conservation, arts and culture, green building/sustainability practices, economic development and quality of life. Conference themes: · How has the 35-year-old story of creatively inspired economic renewal of Miami Beach influenced the Mia mi mainland and… Read more »
Looks like it’s going to be a pretty cool event, DecoBike will be there so you can check out all the art on two wheels. Here’s some more information I received about the event… After a successful inaugural year, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) is working once again in tandem with a variety… Read more »
Miami’s excessively high minimum parking requirements can prevent a great project from moving forward. A developer may have a brilliant idea for a site, but if he or she cannot accommodate parking within the footprint of the site the project will likely not break ground. The sad truth is that parking dictates development in Miami… Read more »
I stumbled upon this beautiful low-income housing project while biking through Little Haiti a couple of weeks ago. Carrfour Supportive Housing owns the Little Haiti Gateway housing complex, which was built in 1947. Many of the units face a courtyard which has a resident common area complete with a barbecue grill and picnic tables. All of the units… Read more »