Miami, FL Traffic

Resorts World Miami Applies For Monorail Plat

It appears that Resorts World is moving forward with plans to develop a Monorail station on their property that would be connected to Miami Beach. On Friday, the company submitted platting documents to Miami-Dade county that lays the groundwork for construction permitting to begin. The application was signed for by...
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The 4 Most Dangerous Roads in Miami

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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Miami

(MIAMI, FL) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Miami area offering savings of $0.60 per gallon. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Chevron at 720 Sw 2Nd Ave . Regular there was listed at $2.79 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.39 at Exxon at 1245 Sw 2Nd Ave, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.

Town Topics: School traffic

Since kids have returned to school, drivers have complained about more traffic in Miami Lakes during drop-off and pickup times. What's the solution?. “As I currently sit in school traffic for drop off myself, I just don’t know what we can do to alleviate it given most of these streets are one lane streets,” Amy Diaz said. “Only thing I could possibly think of is the possibility of staggering drop off/pickups by sections of grades in time slots, versus the entire school at once. And/or, more officers directing traffic."
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A seven car crash on I-95 closed lanes, sent Broward rush hour traffic into gridlock

A crash involving seven cars on Interstate 95 in Broward County sent rush hour traffic into a gridlock early Thursday in Fort Lauderdale. The crash happened around 6:40 a.m. on the I-95 southbound lanes near Broward Boulevard (Exit 27), just north of I-595, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash shut down multiple lanes of traffic for more than two hours, causing heavy congestion in the area.

Heavy traffic delays along I-95 due to 8-car wreck

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Drivers can expect traffic delays due to a 8-car pileup along Interstate 95. The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 near Broward Boulevard, Thursday morning. One of the cars involved may have been driving in the wrong direction, which will be determined by...

Studies for Coastal Link commuter rail underway; most issues undecided

The Florida Department of Transportation [FDOT] and Broward County are collaborating on a project to build the Tri-Rail Coastal Link, 27 miles of commuter rail service along the Florida East Coast Railroad connecting Deerfield Beach to Aventura. Six commuter rail stations are being proposed and last month the public, at two virtual workshops and one in-person event, was asked for comments.

Plan to alter 80 Miami-Dade bus routes at $20 million a year heads to vote

A county committee has adopted a resolution to widely adjust bus routes as part of the Better Bus Network created in 2018. The changes would affect 80 of the 99 routes and require about $20 million more operating funds, according to county Chief Operations Officer Jimmy Morales. At the Sept....

Miami-Dade Expressway Celebrates the Opening of Don Shula Expressway’s New Flyover Ramp Connector to West Kendall

The Miami Dade Expressway Authority celebrated the official opening of Don Shula Expressway Extension to SW 128th Street in West Kendall after a ribbon cutting ceremony that took place on the new bridge. Chairman Jose “Pepe’ Diaz opened the ceremony recognizing the elected officials in attendance which included Congressman Carlos...

Miami diesel price check shows where to save $0.56 per gallon

(MIAMI, FL) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.56 in the greater Miami area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Miami area on Tuesday, found that Shell at 1025 Hialeah Drhad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.93 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Shell at 5402 Biscayne Blvd, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.49.

Eulois Cleckley: New transit director seeks to add infrastructure and riders

The Department of Transportation and Public Works got a new leader in August, Eulois Cleckley. He has long been working in the transportation industry in both public and private organizations. Before arriving in Miami-Dade, he was executive director of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure of Denver city and county, where he led creation of that department and oversaw the work of 1,300 employees, a $340 million budget and a $1.2 billion capital program.

Florida Brightline train plans November return

The Brightline high-speed rail service between Miami and West Palm Beach, Fla., plans to resume service in mid-November. The service, which was halted due to the pandemic in early 2020, will require all staff to be fully vaccinated prior to the reintroduction of passengers. Safety measures include increased cleaning, prepackaged foods, touchless bathrooms, cashless payment and electronic tickets.

Miami school district misused $6 million for driver’s ed programs, cars in horrible condition, report says

Miami-Dade County education officials misused $6 million intended for driver's education programs, according to a report released earlier this month. A probe by the Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General found that funds raised by traffic ticket fines never went toward driving lessons at most of the schools the district claimed taught such courses. It also found officials failed to maintain a fleet of training cars, including one that had served as an iguana nest.

Multi-car crash involving a semi-truck snarls traffic on I-95 North in Fort Lauderdale

A crash involving a semi-truck and at least four other cars led to the shutdown of all lanes of Interstate 95 North near Commercial Boulevard Sunday morning. The lanes reopened by 12:35 p.m., said Lt. Yanko Reyes, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol. The closure lasted about 90 minutes. The semi-truck was leaking oil onto the road, Reyes said. Traffic was diverted off the exit ramp to ...

Analysis shows most expensive gas in Miami

(MIAMI, FL) If you’re paying more than $3.01 for gas in the Miami area, you could be getting a better deal. If you choose the most expensive station in the area, you could be paying as much as an extra $0.51 per gallon, according to an analysis by GasBuddy Sunday.

PMG, Miami Parking Authority announce new green initiative for Downtown Miami

Miami-based developer PMG has announced a collaboration with the Miami Parking Authority (MPA) to create a new green community initiative in Downtown Miami. The two blocks of green space, located steps away from PMG’s recently launched Waldorf Astoria Residences Miami, will function as a transition from the city hardscape to a lush oasis that will exude nature, warmth and beauty, as well as encourage walkability. PMG and MPA have collaborated with international landscape architecture company Enea to curate the space design.