Brickell Avenue Safety

Spring 2012 – Resident doesn’t mince words over dangerous, ineffective “beacon”

After another near-miss at the 1800 block of Brickell Avenue at the flashing pedestrian beacon, Mr. Solowsky boldly expresses the sentiment felt by many neighbors in this email.

Commissioner Sarnoff: Many of us have expressed to FDOT and Gus Pego that the flashing light crosswalk on Brickell Avenue at Stanley Axelrod Towers (a seniors facility) is dangerous and ineffective. BHA has expressed its belief that the crosswalk is ineffective and that the 30 mph speed limit on Br…

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Spring 2011 – FDOT agrees to Brickell Ave. speed limit reduction

Walkers, cyclists, and BHA pleased, but say 40 to 35 mph is not enough; 30 mph sought for all of Brickell corridor
After years of battling to slow down traffic on Brickell Avenue, neighbors learned in December that the Florida Department of Transportation conceded to permanently lower the speed limit from 40 mph to 35 mph in the southern half of Brickell Avenue at the conclusion of the current resurfacing project. Other key concessions from FDOT include the addition of cross…

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FDOT looks at turning hazard at 26th Road and Brickell

BHA’s efforts to improve the 26th Road northbound turn to Brickell Avenue continue. The Florida Department of Transportation provided BHA the following email response as a result of their promised “review…to determine of geometric improvements are possible,” as reported in the last BHA News.

FDOT identified possible improvements which might or might not be sufficient. BHA is asking the Miami-Dade County planners and Commissioner Carlos Gimenez to consider the dir…

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