Talking Headways Podcast: Technology and Mobility in Miami

This week, we are at the Railvolution conference in Vancouver, chatting with Miami Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works Director Alice Bravo and Assistant Director Carlos Cruz-Casas about better buses, managing the right of way, privacy and data, and their contactless fare payment system.

The discussion focuses on the Magic City, but its implications are national.


Talking Headways Podcast: A Grassroots Bus-Network Redesign

This week we feature a chat between Carlos Cruz-Casas, assistant director of Miami Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works, and Grace Perdomo, executive director of Miami's Transit Alliance, about the Better Bus Project, an advocacy-led, community-driven redesign of the Miami-Dade bus network.

Miami-Dade Squanders Transit Tax on Roads, Thanks to Florida DOT

Only one of every five federal transportation dollars are set aside specifically for transit. So it’s infuriating when a local government plunders the small pool of transit funds and spends it on roads. Particularly when that place has some of the country’s most notoriously car-dominated and dangerous streets. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you: Miami-Dade County, Florida. […]