Better Streets Miami Beach

Miami Beach Leaders Support Citibike Extension With Focus on Residents

The popular CitiBike bike share program appears set for a five-year contract extension in Miami Beach. At Friday’s Miami Beach Finance Committee meeting, members signaled support for continuing the partnership between the city and CitiBike operator Deco Bike. A key aspect of the potential contract extension is additional public benefits for Miami Beach residents. Commissioners […]

First Live Local Act Project in Miami Beach: 30-Story Tower Proposed on Ocean Drive

In a surprise press release issued this morning, the owners of the Clevelander South Beach Hotel and Bar have unveiled plans to replace the non-historic portion of their property at 10th Street on Miami Beach’s iconic Ocean Drive with a 30-story residential tower. The Clevelander, located in the MXE zoning district, is subject to specific […]

Despite Budget Increase, Miami Beach Axes Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator Position

Despite an 11.6% increase to a record $427 million in Miami Beach’s proposed FY2024 operating budget, funding has not been renewed for the bicycle-pedestrian coordinator position—a point of contention during last year’s budget negotiations. Last September, the city’s Transportation, Bicycle-Pedestrian Facilities Committee passed a motion urging Miami Beach to fund a full-time bicycle-pedestrian coordinator role. […]