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How Miami is Investing in its Walkable Future

Miami is only the 23rd most walkable city in the U.S. now, but in the next few years the sprawling Florida city is expected to become significantly friendlier to pedestrians. The Atlantic's City Lab, which was co-founded by part-time Miamian and full-time urbanist Richard Florida, raves about the Miami Downtown Development Authority's $85.6M plan to turn a stretch of Biscayne Boulevard into a pedestrian zone full of mini-parks, saying it's a huge step towards a walkable future for the city, even though it has a few design flaws.

Perhaps the biggest issue is parking. >>