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…

Event: Developer Forum and Cocktails to Closings

Join the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for an informative discussion on the latest real estate development trends and how transit is revolutionizing the industry. Panel sessions will be followed by a cocktail reception at Florida’s first mass transit connected real estate project. Click here to register When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Where: 3 Miami… Read more…

Miami’s Least Favorite Urbanist Blogger Comes Out of Retirement. Welcome to Stoic Urbanist!

For better or worse I’ve decided to give blogging another go. My hope for Stoic Urbanist is to bring the best of Transit Miami and Miami Urbanist into this blog and more. I plan to focus my writing on raising civic awareness about the lack of government proactivity and political will to make Miami a… Read more…

The Problems with Minimum Parking Requirements in Miami

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…