Author Archives: Kevin Gurley

2013 Transportation Summit: Be there, spread the word!

Prague streets Czech Republic

Friendly street design in Prague

Capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is a beautiful European city that has become one of the world’s most visited cities. Prague has a well preserved historic Medieval center with tight alleys, limited automobile traffic and human scale architecture. Beyond the city’s oldest quarters, however, the city continues to be a walker’s paradise. With an […]

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Florida’s only tunnel

Unless you frequent Florida, you may be surprised to read that in a state of 20 million residents, there is only one real tunnel in the whole state. Not counting the two small tunnels in Walt Disney World, Fort Lauderdale’s New River Tunnel (Henry E. Kinney Tunnel) is the state’s only tunnel. The tunnel carries […]

Centro Miami

Miami construction update: Summer 2013

Here is an early Summer update of skyscraper construction in Miami. Since the last construction update in March, numerous new towers have been proposed and approved across the city. Most of these newly proposed towers plan to break ground in late Summer and Fall 2013. In the meantime, below are some updates on the towers […]

Interior of Miami Airport Metrorail Orange Line station

Metrorail’s busiest (and emptiest) stations

Not all Miami Metrorail stations are created equal. Some are busy whilst others are always empty. Government Center may be crowded during rush hour, whereas other stations, such as Vizcaya, are virtually always empty. Which stations really are the busiest and how has the Metrorail system evolved in the past five years? The city’s inner […]

Himmarshee Fort Lauderdale

Friday night on Himmarshee Street

Downtown Fort Lauderdale has two nightlife streets that radiate out from the financial/commercial core of Downtown. Radiating east is Las Olas Boulevard, Broward’s chicest street, home to the city’s classiest (and most expensive) restaurants and bars. Radiating west is Himmarshee Street (SW 2nd Street), Downtown’s rowdy, drunken and chaotic little brother where drinks are cheap […]

Summer showers in Miami

Fickle summer rain over Miami

Unlike most regions of the United States, Miami only has two seasons- the wet season (Summer) and the dry season (Winter). That’s all we need. We don’t play around with having to deal with four seasons. We know that if it’s winter time, it’ll be cool, breezy and dry out and if it’s summer time, […]