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For Immediate Release:
April 04, 2015
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

"The Underline" public meetings focus on community feedback in developing master plan


(MIAMI, April 2, 2015) — Miami-Dade Transit and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Departments, in partnership with Friends of The Underline, is seeking public input concerning the proposed master plan for The Underline.  The Underline is a 10-mile long stretch of biking and pedestrian trails and park spaces located beneath the county’s Metrorail between the Miami River north of Brickell and Dadeland South stations.

Three public meetings are scheduled in April, and area residents, business owners, and visitors are encouraged to attend and participate in the interactive discussions: 

THE UNDERLINE PUBLIC MEETING: CORAL GABLES TO DADELAND SOUTH
Thursday, April 16 • 6 - 8 p.m.
Korach Gallery • Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center • UM School of Architecture
1223 Theo Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Meeting focus: Metrorail (M-Path) from LeJeune Rd (SW 57 Ave.) & US1 to the intersection of Old Dixie Hwy. & Denicke St.
RSVP and get directions here.

THE UNDERLINE PUBLIC MEETING: BRICKELL AREA
Friday, April 17 • 5 - 7 p.m.
Miami-Dade County Main Library • Auditorium • 101 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130
Meeting focus: Metrorail (M-Path) from the Miami River to SW 26 Ave.
RSVP and get directions here.

THE UNDERLINE PUBLIC MEETING: VIZCAYA, COCONUT GROVE, DOUGLAS ROAD STATION TO LEJEUNE ROAD
Saturday, April 18 • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Vizcaya Village • Frost Museum of Science • 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami FL, 33129
Meeting focus: Metrorail (M-Path) from SW 27 Rd. to north side of LeJeune Rd. and US1.
RSVP and get directions here.

Each meeting will be approximately two hours in duration with the purpose of gathering feedback on what community members want to do most on The Underline. Consulting design team James Corner Field Operations will lead the discussions, providing an overview of the Framework Plan, Demonstration projects and setting priorities from new and existing ideas on the plan.

The vision for The Underline is to create a linear park that will enhance connectivity, mobility, and biking safety for hundreds of thousands of Miami-Dade residents and visitors.

Please note that these meetings are subject to change.

Residents can also provide  input on what they want to see at The Underline here.

For updates about public meetings and more information about The Underline, visit their website.