Opportunity remains in Miami

Last night's defeat for the Miami 21 zoning overhaul in the Miami City Commission doesn't in any way stop or reverse the progress made over the past year in making the city better for bicycling. Progress for pedestrians may be another matter. The Bicycle Master Plan, which can be seen in draft form at a meeting August 19 (refer to our calendar at the left), points to several ways that riding in the city can be improved. We do need to understand and get behind the plan, and let city commission candidates know it's important.