Stories with 'transit' tag

Changemakers: Meet the Miamians who are shaping our transportation future

When it comes to getting around Miami, the struggle is real. Traffic is now a daily fact of life for many of us, and, as Miami continues to grow, the need for solutions and alternatives to the gridlock has become all the more urgent. For our latest Changemaker series, we met up with a handful […]

/ February 15, 2019


Video: Rethinking Miami’s Public Transit

Ever ride the bus for 24 hours for fun? We didn’t think so, but we found someone who did. You won’t meet many people like Azhar Chougle. During the day, he’s either “thinking about transit, talking about transit or on transit,” he said. Azhar is the director of Transit Alliance Miami, a non-profit organization advocating […]

/ February 15, 2019


Video: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019


Video: Meet Eli Stiers, Miami’s Bike Lawyer

Who thinks we can make Miami one of the safest cities to walk and ride in the country? This guy. Eli Stiers is an avid cyclist and Miami transplant from Alabama who has been advocating for safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure throughout Miami-Dade County for more than a decade. He’s also a trial attorney. In […]

/ January 25, 2019


Transit Jam by Transit Alliance

Transit Alliance is a non-profit organization advocating for walkable streets, bikeable neighborhoods and better public transit. Our campaigns combine data-driven research, community engagement and policy advocacy to get Miami moving safer, faster and happier. At our next Transit Jam – get your hands on the 2018 Mobility Scorecard and meet fellow advocates at our official release […]

/ October 22, 2018


Why are Hialeah’s streets different from the rest of Miami? Let us explain

Long story short, Hialeah’s always kind of done its own thing. And that extends to creating a street grid that’s different from Miami.

/ July 25, 2018


Late to pretty much everything? Just blame it on Miami Time

For anyone in Miami who’s ever showed up late to a meeting, an event, or to your own birthday party, know that you’re not alone.

/ June 27, 2018


Francis Suarez

The New Tropic talked with Francis Suarez about his vision for the city of Miami and how he would make that happen if elected as mayor.

/ October 25, 2017


What questions do you have about this year’s local Miami elections?

Transit and how our city continues to grow in an equitable way are two of the big City of Miami issues we’re thinking about this election. What questions do you have about this election?

/ October 4, 2017