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Flagler Trail Could Eventually Become A Path For Pedestrians & Bicyclists From Downtown To Aventura

Flagler Trail Could Eventually Become A Path For Pedestrians & Bicyclists From Downtown To Aventura

The Flagler Trail Master Plan Study was presented last week to the City of Miami Beautification Committee.

The goal is to create a north-south trail running from downtown Miami to Aventura, a presentation stated.

It will be designed for bikes and pedestrians, and not for motorized traffic.

Six transit stations along the route will be connected, allowing for first mile/last mile connectivity for non-motorized travel.

The total length of the trail would be around 14.5 miles, starting from around Brightline’s new MiamiCentral station to Aventura.

According to Friends of Flagler Trail, it would be part of a much larger 225 mile pathway known as the Miami Loop connecting much of Miami-Dade County.

 

 

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Anonymous
Anonymous

This is exactly the kind of development needed to balance the density and connect our communities and to provide us all with safe pedestrian friendly alternatives! Kudos to all involved!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

Yeah bc I’m going to ride my bike/skate board from Aventura to Downtown Miami for my commute every morning (and afternoon)

Anonymous
Anonymous

God forbid you use it for leisure/recreation.

Anonymous
Anonymous

10 mile 30 minute commute… how fat are you.

Anonymous
Anonymous

sTFU No one is going to bike 10 miles to work in the sun/ rain

Anonymous
Anonymous

true – especially with no shade trees here — all they will do is plant date palms indigenous to north africa

Anonymous
Anonymous

All over the civilized world (Europe, Asia, and Latin America) including much worse climates than Miami, there’s infrastructure that supports public use of cycles. Miami seems not to be in the civilized world.

Anonymous
Anonymous

As long as it is designed with electric scooters in mind.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It will take twenty years of studies to get this done…

Anonymous
Anonymous

And only one year of studies if they wanted to build a highway instead.

Anonymous
Anonymous

And only two weeks if it were a double-decked one.

Anonymous
Anonymous

and that ridge in 20 years will be the only thing above water LOL

Anonymous
Anonymous

Running along the FEC tracks. Sounds like a plan.

Anonymous
Anonymous

A pedestrian/bike path under the Miami River is needed.

Anonymous
Anonymous

oh yeah who do you think u are

Anonymous
Anonymous

How about we get Tri-Rail running on those tracks?

Anonymous
Anonymous

Stupidest suggestion ever. Trirail Coastal Link is never happening.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This is the guy/girl that said one thousand would never happened. 🤣🤣🤣🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

Anonymous
Anonymous

Now THIS is some Public Transportation that I can really support.
If this can keep the whiners from whining, i’ll vote for 2 of them!

Anonymous
Anonymous

Bravo to our friends at Miami-Dade TPO & Gannett Fleming for advancing this concept.

Lemon City Train Station
Lemon City Train Station

The FEC Corridor should definitely house a bike trail and a walking trail! Long overdue. Respect for history and Lemon City and Little River.

Anonymous
Anonymous

C’mon, our grandkids will all be dead of old age before Miami-Dade spends money on a public benefit like this