We strongly urge cyclists to attend this meeting regarding the reconstruction of West Flagler St / SW 1st Street. Transit Miami is reporting that FDOT has modified the city's original request for exclusive bike lanes on SW 1st Street, instead opting for sharrows. Show your support for bicycle facilities by attending and/or by contacting FDOT District Six Secretary at (305) 470-5349, demand bike lanes on SW 1st Street.
SW 1st Street (Three lane 1-way road with existing on-street parking)
West Flagler Street / SW 1 Street Projects
Tuesday, January 22nd
Manuel Artime Theater
900 SW 1 Street
Miami, FL 33130
"The proposed work for these projects includes: reconstructing the roadway to extend the life of the road; installing new lighting, signalization and pavement markings; providing additional on-street parking spaces; improving pedestrian facilities including sidewalks and ramps; adding exclusive bike lanes along most of W Flagler Street and SW 1 Street within the project limits, and shared bike lanes on SW 1 Street from SW 17 Avenue to SW 6 Avenue. Construction is expected to begin in January 2016 and last about eighteen months. The estimated total construction cost of the projects is $28.6 million."