A History of the Half Penny
The People's Transportation Plan was approved in 2002. Since then it has collected almost $3 Billion, with very little to show for it.
VoteMiami.org hopes to make our elections better.
Voting is important, especially in local elections. However, it is exactly these elections where voters feel uninformed, and apathetic. Radical Partners and the Miami Herald have teamed up to help change that.
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The Forked up state of Miami Zoning
Zoning is complicated. Let's take a closer look at Zoning around Miami Dade County to get a better sense of how it works, and how it can work better.
Promises of a Better Bus System breathe life into the Transit Debate.
Transit Alliance's betterbus.miami project is the only proposed transit improvement that has a shot at making things better now. The initial concepts have been released and are ready for our review.
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Miami-Dade County government is in for a big shake-up.
This means that by 2022, almost the entire commission (and the mayor) cannot be re-elected. This represents a massive opportunity for change in our government at a time when Miami’s demographics and interests are shifting.
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A first look at Maps generated by Transit Alliance’s Bus System Redesign.
Transit Alliance has begun to conduct research on the Better Bus Project. The project is a comprehensive redesign of the county bus system. Through this research with Jarrett Walker Associates, county maps were created to get a sense of the …
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Miami Style: The Deep Facade
The Deep Facade is becoming a component of Miami Style, born out of climate, cost, and aesthetic, and can be seen popping up all around the city.
Where should Ultra go? Here are 3 options.
Ultra Music Festival has grown from a small upstart to a worldwide EDM phenomenon hosting the music industry's most well-known acts. As it experiences growing pains within the City of Miami, can it reconcile its thirst for growth with the …
The Florida Legislature’s favorite tool, pre-emption, hits affordable housing.
Inclusionary Zoning is one of the many municipal tools for increasing affordable housing stock. However, the Florida Legislature has decided to pre-empt that unless Governor DeSantis steps in.
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Past/Present of Segregated Miami
As we look to the 2020 Census, segregation remains persistent in Miami. A history of active delineation, deed restrictions and redlining has led to this phenomenon.