Talking Headways Podcast: One Zone to Rule Them All

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This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by Eric Singer and Andrej Micovic, Associates at Bilzin Sumberg in Miami who talk about the creation of the Rapid Transit Zone ordinance. They also talk about how the recent tax-increment financing districts and the county’s Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan interact with the RTZ and what’s important in writing planning code.

 

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