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"The Underline" presents master plan and framework design proposals for Brickell and UM areas

MIAMI (October 06, 2015)

Miami-Dade Transit and the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Departments, in partnership with Friends of The Underline encourage residents to attend the public meeting on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, from 6-8 p.m., at the Coral Gables-University Holiday Inn, to present The Underline’s developing framework and master plan, plus design proposals of two demonstration projects in the areas of Brickell and the University of Miami (UM). The meeting will be led by The Underline’s master plan design team James Corner Field Operations.   

The Underline is a proposed 10-mile stretch of biking and pedestrian trails and park spaces located beneath the county’s Metrorail, in the Transit Department’s Right of Way, between the Miami River north of Brickell and Dadeland South stations. The project’s vision is to enhance connectivity, mobility, and biking safety for hundreds of thousands of Miami-Dade residents and visitors.


Mon., Nov. 9 • 6-8 p.m.

Holiday Inn • 1250 S. Dixie Hwy., Coral Gables 

For all interested parties including residents living within a half-mile of the future Underline corridor from the Miami River, north of the Brickell Metrorail Station to Dadeland South Metrorail stations.  

RSVP and get directions here.

The meeting will run approximately two hours and discuss the public process and input received, and how it informed the final master plan framework design. 

Please note that the meeting date and time frame is subject to change. For more information about The Underline project and updates on the public meeting, visit

About Friends of The Underline

Friends of The Underline is a 501C3 non-profit organization advocating to transform the underutilized land below Miami's Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, urban trail and canvas for artistic expression to create a safer, more connected, mobile, and engaged community.  


Miami-Dade Parks is a world-class parks system supported by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness, and Conservation and Stewardship.