Electric cargo bicycles will roll through heart of Miami - May 21, 2020

Miami’s bustling urban core will be the testing ground for electric cargo bicycles. City commissioners last week approved a one-year pilot program for the e-cargo bikes, touting them as an environmentally friendly alternative to large trucks that will minimize downtown core congestion. The program, sponsored by Manolo Reyes and Ken...
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EMERGENCY MEASURES REGARDING MIAMI MARINAS - May 18, 2020

The Miami City Manager issued explicit measures to be taken by the boating community utilizing City of Miami Marinas. Please read the following ORDER NO. 20-09 carefully as it contains essential information on those Marinas allowed to open, their hours of operation, and their respective permitted occupancy.  As some areas of the City are...
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Brickell Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project Update - May 12, 2020

  Current Activity   Crews are working on installing the new span lock system and painting the bridge. A full closure and vehicular detour of the Brickell Avenue Bridge is scheduled to occur on: Tuesday, May 12 from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 13 from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. Thursday,...
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SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE - May 01, 2020

The City of Miami will be helping small businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance is also available for qualifying low-income City residents who have lost their jobs do to the pandemic. Various programs will be available. The application process begins on Monday, May 4 at 12 noon. For complete...
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South Dixie Highway faces 10 months of disruption - Apr 22, 2020

A 10-month roadway project that was to begin this week is expected to close driving lanes from time to time along two segments of normally congested South Dixie Highway, which is US 1. One segment of the work will run from Riviera Drive to Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Coral Gables. The other stretch of work will be from Southwest 27th Avenue to...
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Miami-Dade Transit ridership falls 80% - Apr 14, 2020

Miami-Dade Transit ridership has fallen 80% below normal due to business closure mandates, social distancing and other Covid-19 prevention measures, county Transportation and Public Works (TPW) Director Alice Bravo said. That’s a loss of about 5.4 million monthly riders, with ridership now at 1.3 million, based on last year’s...
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COVID-19 will permanently change our world ... but how? - Apr 08, 2020

The world faces a new crisis, a COVID-19 attack on humanity. This scourge also will alter much. While it’s too early to know what long-term impacts will be, academics, planners, thought leaders and business minds are no doubt making lists today. Change depends on how long the virus reigns. If it ended tomorrow not much would change. The...
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