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…

The One Thing Your Smart City (Probably) Doesn’t Have

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “Smart Cities”. So what is a Smart City? According to Techopedia: “A smart city is a designation given to a city that incorporates information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance the quality and performance of urban services such as energy, transportation, and utilities in order to reduce… Read more…

Event: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Academy

The Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions at Florida Atlantic University & the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council are hosting this exclusive Academy. It is for any individual interested in learning more about TOD and its potential in South Florida. However, the academy is limited to just 25 people, who will be selected by the ULI… Read more…

Brightline, the Future of South Florida Transit-Oriented Development & Zoning

  (Warning: This article contains a short, but shameless plug for the company I co-founded.) Brightline Launches Express Service Connecting Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach South Florida, comprised of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, is the fifth largest urbanized area in the United States with more than five million residents. Within the next… Read more…