AIR RIGHTS PLAY ROLE IN BRINGING PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE TO MIAMI

Publish Date: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Another major piece to the MiamiCentral transportation hub is proposed airspace easement from the City of Miami. City commissioners have the item under consideration for a vote today.

This would authorize the city manager to execute an aerial easement with DT Miami LLC for All Aboard Florida's Brightline railroad terminal encroachments over and across city right-of-way known as Northwest Third Street, between Northwest First Avenue and Miami-Dade County Metrorail north corridor right-of-way.

The resolution states that the city wants to grant DT Miami an easement so it can construct, maintain and access the improvements "to allow safe and reasonable aerial access between the station and connecting adjacent parcels to the station, to the Miami-Date Governmental Central Metrorail Station."

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Original article written by John Charles Robbins of the Miami Today.