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Meetings to shape Ludlam Trail vision

A pair of charrettes — community-based planning workshops — will be held in coming weeks to help neighbors of the proposed Ludlam Trail refine their vision of a world-class linear park extending 6.2 miles from Dadeland to the City of Miami’s westernmost neighborhood. The trail has been a dream for decades, and now Friends of the Ludlam Trail — an initiative of Green Mobility Network — is working hard to make the dream a reality. Continue reading Meetings to shape Ludlam Trail vision

Art Cycle Programming

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“Bike Night at Coral Gables Museum” during Gallery Night Live!

Friday, March 6, 6pm – 9pm

Join us for the public opening of exhibits “ARTcycle 2015” and “The Underline: make it yours,” a cash bar, the awards announcement for ARTcycle Spin Off and live music.

Free.

 

Gallery Night Kids’ Club!

Friday, March 6, 6pm – 9pm

Parents enjoy a night out, while kids (ages 5-12) enjoy a party at the Museum. Offered in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night and Giralda Under the Stars, this is your date night solution! Registration required. Call (305) 603-8067 or email education@coralgablesmuseum.org. $30; $25 Museum Family Members. For an additional $10, choose from a special selection of delicious and healthy meals your kids can enjoy from Seasons 52.
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Transit is key at Transportation Summit

PhilWashington The head of the American Public Transportation Association, Philip A. Washington, joins Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez at the 2015 Transportation Summit.  The all-day program Jan. 22 at Miami-Dade College’s Chapman Conference Center includes exhibits and programs to focus on the future of Miami-area public transportation.

Your gift goes further

GMNGive-Miami-Day-2014-BannerYour charitable giving goes an extra mile when you participate in Give Miami Day. During that 24-hour campaign, The Miami Foundation will match a share of your gift up to $10,000. This special opportunity starts at midnight on Thursday, November 20. To make your contribution of $25 or more, just visit givemiamiday.org and select Green Mobility Network from the list of participants. You’ll have our thanks and the knowledge that you’ve helped make greater Miami better and safer for bicycling, running, and walking.
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We back Critical Mass — and safety

Green Mobility Network supports the Miami Critical Mass rides as being one of most important bellwethers of the rise of bicycle culture in Miami-Dade County. The rides have helped thousands of Miamians discover and enjoy bicycling, and that is a good thing. We hope everyone who participates in these rides will be considerate of all other road users. Wherever we ride, we should make safety our priority and courtesy our habit. Any rider who fails to do that obscures the fact that bicycling is a healthy activity that is good for the environment and a wholesome thing.

We urge city leaders to bring together all members of the bicycle community to engage in a constructive dialog that preserves what is special about the Critical Mass ride, while also ensuring public safety

Developer Plans to destroy M-Path rejected!

A land developer has pledged that any development on the lot at 401-405 LeJeune Road will not encroach upon the M-Path!

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The section of the Path that has been protected.

At the May 27 meeting of BPAC, the developer rolled out proposals to build a bank with a drive-through on the lot, which would have  placed the flow of traffic directly onto the M-Path. GMN  was there to represent the thousands of bicyclists and pedestrians to demonstrate their opposition, with BPAC members making it clear that safety is a priority and that any encroachment upon the M-Path was unacceptable. Representatives of Green Mobility Network, Friends of the Greenlink, Bike/Walk Coral Gables, Run Club Network, and Bike SoMi voiced their opposition and reiterated that the community will fight any further intrusion upon the M-Path.

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The battle is not over yet, though! The developer will be re-appearing before BPAC in a month’s time. Although he has pledged to not encroach upon the M-Path, we have to stay vigilant and ensure that our safety is protected. Stay tuned to this blog for the latest news and important happenings with this story!

Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Garden this weekend!

Screen Shot 2013-07-10 at 3.18.23 PMThe 2013 Annual Mango Festival is here! This Saturday, July 13, 2013 – Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Garden.This year’s stars are the mangos from Mexico, and you will get to try them in every culinary way you can  imagine. There will be  culinary demonstrations, tastings and workshops through out the weekend. Bike to  Fairchild, we will be  hosting a Bike Valet for your convenience. Drop by and talk to us!