The LRT along the FEC corridor appears to be the favored alternative transportation choice of those in favor of and against the
Miami 21 is behind schedule which isn’t much of a surprise to most of us here; however, it is actually understandable for a concept of this magnitude to have all sorts of delays considering how many different aspects of zoning laws will be affected…
”My concern is that the city may be giving us the run-around,” said newly elected City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, who attended Thursday’s presentation at City Hall.
”I don’t see the public having opportunity for input but when that occurs, I don’t see their input reflected in changes to the code,” he said.
I hate to break the news, but, you’re technically part of that “city run-around” now. I wasn’t aware that Miami’s residents were certified professional engineers, architects, and urban planners, all teeming full of great ideas on how to suddenly fix Miami’s decrepit urban infrastructure.
Today, the area is begging for the type of development that would turn the street into one of the best pedestrian neighborhoods, similar to the vibrant activity on La Gran Via (Madrid), Champs Elysees (Paris), or even Newbury St. (Boston).
There has been a hint of new activity along
The city should also seriously evaluate a streetcar option (similar to the Miami Streetcar Initiative) through this neighborhood, in order to once again link the two city centers and provide a much needed alternative to an area with incredible potential. Image of my proposed route:
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