Traffic & Transportation


Miami Sup Makes it Official: Brickell Welcomes New Southside K-8

After more than three decades of waiting, the Brickell area will have a new neighborhood middle school for its families.
Beginning with a surprise visit and announcement by MDCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho at BHA’s June membership meeting, the official announcement to the Southside families was made by Mr. Carvalho at a school meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd.

Southside Elementary Twitter Post about K-8 Announcement

Just as BHA’s membership meeting attendees had …

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“Pounding the Pavement” to Safeguard Brickell’s Quality of Life

Representatives from BHA, the City of Miami and other Brickell area stakeholders undertook walk throughs of the Brickell area to identify “quality of  life” issues needing to be addressed. BHA extends its thanks to the Miami DDA and Commissioner Ken Russell’s office for arranging the two walk-through events through our community. On April 17, 2018 the Miami DDA’s Quality of Life committee spearheaded a walk through of Brickell’s Financial District.  BHA in collaboration wit…

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Neighbors’ Input Sought on Proposed Coral Way Traffic Circle

FDOT recently completed a planning study examining a potential roundabout at the intersection of SR 972/Coral Way (SW 13th Street/SW 3rd Avenue) and SW 15th Road. Neighbors are invited to a public meeting about the project on September 12, 6:00 p.m. at the Little Havana NET Office where residents will be asked for input. FDOT reps will also be on hand at the BHA Mixer on August 29 with information about the study.

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Miami-Dade Transit asking residents for input

Miami-Dade County has a variety of County and Municipal transit services. They are requesting residents’ input on these transit services to better serve our needs. Please take few minutes to complete the survey by clicking the link provided below. All responses will be kept confidential and anonymous. If you have questions regarding this survey or need a paper copy of the survey, please contact Richard Denis of Infinite Source Communications at 305-573-0089 or email richard@…

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June BHA Membership Meeting a “Can’t Miss” with Urban Core Education Summit

BHA cordially invites you to join us for our “end of the school year” Urban Core Education Summit meeting, where we bring key stakeholders and leaders together to discuss the educational needs of families living in Brickell and Miami’s urban core.

The Urban Core Education Summit meeting is scheduled to take place Thursday, June 21st at 7 p.m. The meeting will be hosted at Emerald at Brickell which is located at 218 SE 14th Street. BHA extends its sincere gratitude to…

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Sign the Petition for Signalized Crosswalk on Brickell’s Southern End

BHA encourages you to let public officials hear from you that Brickell Avenue needs a safe, signalized pedestrian crosswalk at the southern end of the Avenue, around SE 25th Road. BHA has long advocated for this need, and our County Commissioner Xavier Suarez has urged us to create this petition to help the Brickell voice be heard. Please sign the petition and share it with your fellow residents!

Click here to sign the petition…

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Progress pledged on three major advocacy items

Editor’s Note: In late August BHA learned of positive forward action on three of our major advocacy items that neighbors have been patiently awaiting: 1814 Brickell Park Playground Renovation; Left Turn Arrows at SE 15th Road & Brickell; Replacement of Crosswalks. Since that time and right before we sent this issue to press, we experienced Hurricane Irma. Naturally, the timetable for each of these projects will be delayed since they rely on city and county functions and…

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Access to High Quality Schools in Miami’s Urban Core Takes Center Stage

BHA thanks everyone who attended the 2nd Annual Urban Core Education Forum. We could not have accomplished nor had the success we did without your participation.

Community events like the 2nd Annual Urban Core Education Forum are only possible through the generous support of many stakeholders. BHA would like to extend its gratitude to our friends at the Downtown Neighbors Alliance (DNA) and all the other Urban Core stakeholders who helped make this year’s Education Forum…

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Mater Brickell Academy Update

BHA was honored to have held its first “Off-Brickell” meeting/event early the New Year at Mater Grove Academy. Leaders at Mater Academy, developers of a new charter school for the Brickell area—Mater Brickell Preparatory Academy—generously hosted our BHA board meeting in January (17th) to see one of their facilities firsthand and discuss plans for their Brickell school.

BHA board members Ernesto Cuesta a…

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Meeting on Jan. 17 to focus on Brickell charter school

Leaders at Mater Academy, developers of a new charter school for the Brickell area—Mater Brickell Preparatory Academy—have invited BHA to see one of their facilities firsthand and discuss plans for their Brickell school at their January 17 Board Meeting, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Mater Grove Academy. All interested residents are welcome.

Mater Grove is located just off U.S. 1 at 2805 SW 32 Ave., Miami, 33133. (From Brickell, go south on U.S. 1 to 32 Ave, turn right. It’s …

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