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How Latin America kicks our ass on transit

If Miami is the “Capital of Latin America,” why don’t our transit systems measure up? We’re exploring what we can learn from Mexico City and Bogota, and what’s holding Miami back.

Transit / February 2, 2016

Visualizing the Miami-Dade budget

The proposed 2016 Miami-Dade budget has been announced, and a pair of Code for Miami volunteers have transformed the reams of budget data into a gorgeous interactive visualization.

Politics / August 27, 2015

Miami Black History: Florida Memorial University in the civil rights movement

To end Black History Month, we’re taking a look at one of the most important chapters in Florida’s civil rights movement. St. Augustine was the center of civil rights upheaval in Florida, and the steadfast activism of students at Florida Memorial University fueled the state’s struggle toward justice. Today, FMU is South Florida’s only historically black university. Learn how the civil rights movement shaped the school and its students, and eventually caused the storied institution’s relocation to Miami.

History / February 27, 2015