Stories with 'urban planning' tag

How Miami can benefit from giving “guerrilla tactics” a chance to thrive

Dana Wall with Street Plans argues that innovative “pilot” programs to create new spaces and infrastructure in Miami have to be given a real chance to thrive if the city wants to improve transit and pedestrian infrastructure.

/ December 19, 2018


Here’s how this Downtown Miami resident’s vision for a new destination is coming to life

Steve Dutton’s Avenue 3 project for Downtown Miami looks to create a pedestrian-friendly destination in the heart of the city.

/ October 15, 2018


The latest concept for shipping containers in Miami? A shelter for the homeless

Shipping containers have been repurposed for just about everything, and now a Miami company is considering them for housing the homeless.

/ June 21, 2018


Can a street redesign bring business to Downtown Miami? This resident hopes so

Downtown Miami resident Stephen Dutton hopes his Avenue 3 concept can bring new life to the neighborhood.

/ June 21, 2018


This is what you should do with your idea for making transit better.

The Transportation QuickBuild Program is seeking low-cost, easy-to-build ideas for making Miami an easier place to get around without a car. Then it will help you make your idea happen.

/ February 20, 2017


Meet George Merrick, the man who made Coral Gables

In a mere eight years, George Merrick transformed Coral Gables from part of Miami’s sleepy backcountry into a lush, stately city of its own.

/ April 18, 2016


How thinking small can change a city

What happens when people stop aiming for the perfect, large-scale urban improvements? Well, a lot.

/ March 24, 2016


Five startups that could improve Miami’s future

At last week’s Smart City Startups conference, startups showcased products that could help solve some of Miami’s biggest challenges, including economic opportunity, transportation, and sea level rise. Here’s a look at five companies with innovative ideas for tackling tough issues.

/ April 27, 2015


Your View: The MPO is holding back Miami transit. Here’s how we can fix it.

The Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization is responsible for transit planning throughout the county. Marta Viciedo, founding partner of Urban Impact Lab and chair of TrAC, and Maggie Fernandez, president of Sustainable Miami and a member of TrAC, weigh in on how the MPO is holding back Miami transit and lay out a case on how to fix it.

/ March 19, 2015