CORAL GABLES CHARRETTE: RECOMMENDATIONS
Policy recommendations include overal goals to govern public and private development, as well as specific regulatory changes.
Consolidate dense development and redevelopment of Downtown to enhance the public realm and its transit friendliness and walkability. (Planning)
Engage property owners, residents, and merchants to address issues of design, regulations and management in area south of the Downtown boundary and north of University Drive. (Planning, Historic Preservation)
Make multiple mobility options the goal of all City and specifically public works improvements including pedestrians, bicycles, transit and automobiles. (Public Works, Planning)
Work with County to adjust street speed limits as follows:
40 mph for arterial streets outside of Downtown, such as SW 8th Street; Douglas Road north of Alhambra and south of Sevilla; LeJeune Road north of Alcazar and south of Sevilla;
30 mph for Ponce de Leon Blvd. north of Alcazar and south of University Drive; Douglas Road south of Alhambra and north of Sevilla; LeJeune Road south of Alcazar and north of Sevilla;
25 mph for the remaining streets except.
20 mph for Antilla between Galiano and Salzedo, Minorca between Ponce and LeJeune, Alcazar, east of Ponce, Giralda between Salzedo and Galiano, Aragon between Ponce and LeJeune, Salzedo between Alcazar and Valencia. (Public Works)
Work with County to assume jurisdiction of all streets in Downtown and North Ponce. (Public Works)
Limit height of buildings facing Miracle Mile to three to six stories, allowing taller buildings on the rear lots facing Andalusia and Aragon Avenues via regula- tions allowing transfer of development rights. (Planning, Building and Zoning)
Revise zoning code to limit street front building length to a maximum of 250 feet. (Building and Zoning, Planning)