Rail, Real Estate and the Future of Development in South Florida

Last week Florida East Coast Industries announced they would begin operating passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando by 2014.  The All Aboard Florida 240-mile passenger rail service would be privately operated and Florida’s taxpayers would have no ongoing construction or operating risks. Henry Flagler is arguably responsible for bringing development to South Florida in… Read more…

Cyclists Critically Injured on Rickenbacker Causeway: County Public Works Department Refuses to Make Rickenbacker Safer

Two men on bikes were struck on the eastbound side of the Rickenbacker Causeway around 5:15 a.m this morning by a hit and run driver and critically injured.  Not surprisingly the impact occurred on the William Powel Bridge where drivers tend to accelerate.  According to CBS Local: The victims, 37-year-old Aaron Cohen and 48-year-old Enda… Read more…