Virgin Trains and the Future of Mobility and Development in Florida

Henry Flagler arguably brought real estate development to South and Central Florida in the late 19th and early 20th century when he extended rail service from St. Augustine south to West Palm Beach and eventually to Miami and then Key West. When he arrived in Florida in 1885 he began construction of the 504-room Ponce… Read more…

South Florida Needs a Real Regional Transportation & Planning Authority

South Florida is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. Comprised of 3 counties, Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County, the area is home to approximately 6,700,000 people. Miami Dade County is comprised of 34 cities, Broward 30 cities, and Palm Beach County has an additional 39 cities. In total… Read more…

Community Transportation Meeting: FDOT’s Secretary (the head honcho) is coming to the 305

State Senator Jason Pizzo is hosting a Community Transportation Meeting on Monday, July 22nd from 1-4pm at FIU’s North Campus. Kevin Thibault, the FDOT Secretary, will attend.  According to the 2019 Dangerous by Design report by Smart Growth America, Florida is the most dangerous state in the country for pedestrians and cyclists. In fact, 9… Read more…