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Brightline expands passenger rail service into Miami

One of the most significant transportion accomplishments in recent US history continues to make national headlines. Brightline, the only privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail system in the country recently began passenger rail service into Downtown Miami with great fanfare.

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Pineapples & Bikes: How Miami Shores Is Nailing It

Pineapples, Bicycles and Bulb-outs (Oh My!) - South Florida-based city planner Melissa Hege explores what the Village of Miami Shores has done to revitalize itself with bike-friendly multimodal streetscaping.

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Skyway Expansion: Forgotten Urban Core Neighborhoods

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority's (JTA's) plan to replace the Skyway with a system featuring autonomous vehicles called the "Ultimate Urban Circulator" (U2C) would expand the system into some coveted areas near Downtown. More controversially, it also calls for a new, multi-million dollar bridge...

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Updated renderings for JTA's transit center

With the relocated Greyhound terminal nearing completion, the JTA is moving forward with the second phase of its long proposed Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center.

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Americans Drove 32 Billion More Miles In 2017

Americans are driving farther and longer than ever before.

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Orlando Experiments With Temporary Road Diets

City of Orlando using temporary interventions to study long-term enhancements to pedestrian and bike infrastructure.

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A Dutch 'Shared Street' Is Coming To Miami

Miami's Wynwood neighbourhood is set to construct a Dutch 'woonerf'.

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The Cities Trading In Buses For Ride-Hailing Services

Two cities are trading in buses in favor of privately-owned and operated rideshare vans. What are they hoping to get out of it?

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It's Time for Some Real Talk on JTA's Skyway Plans

Local transit advocates were thrilled when the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) embarked on a mission to finally upgrade Downtown's long-suffering Skyway. But anticipation for what is being called the Ultimate Urban Circulator, or "U2C", is quickly melting as questions arise about its ability...

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Zagster partners for suburban bike share

The days of believing bike share programs can only work in urbanized areas with significant bike infrastructure may be coming to an end as Florida's St. Lucie County partners with Zagster to launch suburban bike sharing system.

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