Miami’s New $375 Million Train of Thought

April 23, 2016

A staff post in Forward Florida

Back in the late 1890s, when Henry Flagler extended tracks of the Florida East Coast Railway through the hinterlands of Florida down to Miami, mosquitos and water moccasins were likely more prevalent than people.Website Insert Perfect Answer copy

Flagler’s vision helped create one of the world’s great cities. Flash forward to today, and rail may be on the verge of helping Miami take the next big leap forward.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez is betting that a $375 million venture with a Japanese-Italian rail company, unveiled last month, can help Miami become a model for moving people from cars to mass transit.

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