Traffic & Transportation


Miami Bike Tours: Bike to the Barnacle!

Meet at Dade Heritage Trust on Sunday, September 11 at 9:45 a.m. to take off at 10:00 a.m. to Bike to the Barnacle in Coconut Grove! This Florida State Park venue features the bayfront historic home of Commodore Ralph Munroe. You’ll be treated to a private tour from Park staff to see the home and grounds of one of Miami’s early pioneers.

The monthly bike tours are co-presented by Green Mobility Network and Brickell Bikes and are safe, fun and informative. Kids must be ov…

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The Underline: Brickell Backyard Pop Up Outdoor Gym Ribbon Cutting

Brickell neighbors are invited to The Underline: Brickell Backyard Pop Up Outdoor Gym Ribbon Cutting, Tuesday, August 23, 10:15 a.m.

Join Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces & Transit Departments and Friends of The Underline to celebrate the opening of the new pop-up exercise and fitness area at the Brickell Metrorail station. Activities begin at 10:15 with a yoga demonstration courtesy Baptist Health South Florida, 10:30 ribbon cu…

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Brickell Neighbors: Back to School time already!

Mercy Hospital invites all Brickell neighbors to their annual Back to School Splash Bash, featuring fun for kids of all ages! It all takes place on the Mercy Campus, South Shore by the Bay. Take the trolley!

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Miami Marathon This Sunday, Jan. 24

More than 25,000 runners will take part in the marathon and run along a course of 26.2 miles of roadways this Sunday. The Start Line Access opens at 5:00 am, the Opening Ceremony is at 5:45 am and the race starts at 6:00 am. The racers cross the finish line at Bayfront Park. See the course map, a link to turn-by-turn directions, bus detours, and more below:

Event Details
For turn by turn directions of the race course,  click here.

To learn more about this event, clic…

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Victory! Brickell Avenue is finally 30 mph all the way

After years of advocating for a 30-mph speed limit on Brickell Avenue all the way from the Miami River to Southeast 26th Road, BHA was happy to see the change finally came, just in time for the winter holidays. The 30 mph speed limit signs were installed along the southern portion of Brickell Avenue in December, from SE 15th Road to SE 26th Road, a stretch that was 40 mph until six years ago.

Perhaps 10 miles per hour doesn’t sound like a big deal to those new to the are…

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The Underline to Break Ground in 2016

Plans for The Underline, an envisioned 10-mile park, bike and hike trail located below Miami’s Metrorail, currently known as the M-Path, are rapidly becoming a reality. Momentum is so great each day seems to bring a newsworthy announcement for this dynamic greenway project.

And now, we’ve learned the project is set to break ground in fall 2016 the result of a forward-thinking public-private partnership involving Miami-Dade County, City of Miami and other municipalities…

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Miami Boat Show Move to Key Biscayne Contentious, Unresolved

“While the Miami International Boat Show is certainly a favorite among both residents and visitors, its plan to relocate to Virginia Key is a move that if allowed to proceed, would cause major traffic congestion throughout the Brickell corridor and irreparable harm to one of Miami’s most beloved recreational and environmental gems.”

The words above are from Mayor Mayra Pena Lindsay, Village of Key Biscayne, on the issue of the Boat Show coming to Key Biscayne. The Villag…

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Trolley App to Help You Get Around

The City of Miami has its Trolley App available for Android and iPhones that tells commuters when the next trolley will be coming. A strong trolley service, currently boasting 3.5 million riders a year, can be a major asset in the transportation mix as we strive to accommodate the 70-some new condominium projects vying to come online.

City of Miami Trolley site and to download the app, click here.

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South Miami Avenue night closures expected thru mid-July

The following notice was sent by the City of Miami to affected businesses and residents regarding “construction noise and road closures” that began June 15, 2015 “in the area of South Miami Ave and 9th Street, and on SW 1st Avenue and 9th Street and 9th Street between 1st Ave and S. Miami Avenue” for 3-4 weeks:

Please be advised that we were unable to start work as scheduled and have rescheduled our work to begin on approximately Monday June 15th, 2015 on Mondays –Wednes…

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Venetian Islands Causeway preparing for 9-month closure

Beginning on June 1st, 2015 for approximately nine months, the westernmost bridge on the Venetian Islands Causeway will be inaccessible due to construction. In preparation of the repair, the City of Miami Police, Miami Fire Department, Miami Beach Police, Miami Beach Fire Rescue along with the US Cost Guard conducted a training exercise on Thursday, May 14th, 2015. Any questions please contact Miami Police Officer Wanda Mendez, Cell: (786) 285-9407, or Officer Jose Galvez, Ce…

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