Cyclists in South Florida are demanding changes to make roads safer for them.
Two cyclists were struck and one was killed this week on the Rickenbacker Causeway by an alleged drunk driver. Walter Reyes, who was training for the upcoming Dolphins Cycling Challenge, is the third cyclist to be killed along the Rickenbacker in the past five years. The incident has the local bicycling community coming together to renew their push for safer streets. Jim focuses the half-hour on the incident with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez, and Bernard Zyscovich, an architect behind Plan Z for Miami, which would transform the Rickenbacker and give cyclists, runners, joggers and walkers a safer alternative.
One day after a cyclist died on the Rickenbacker Causeway, other bicyclists are calling on lawmakers for a crisis intervention.
The normal camaraderie between members of the Everglades Bicycling Club took on a somber tone Thursday with a moment of silence for one of their cycling brothers.
As a move to increase support for its store in Midtown Miami, Walmart late Thursday submitted redesigned plans to the City of Miami that places the supermarket immediately near independent shops and restaurants along Midtown Boulevard.