Policy Platform

The platform is the heart of Miami Forward. It represents the first wide ranging policy platform written by a coalition of local, community-driven organizations in the county.

Create a strategy to transition county electricity and transportation to renewable energy by 2035.

Create a Citizen-Controlled Climate Fund.

Establish the Miami-Dade Transit Authority (MDTA), an independent public transit agency serving Miami-Dade County.

Implement a moratorium on changing the Urban Development Boundary (UDB)

No new highway construction. In lieu of this, road funding should focus on maintenance, efficiency, and modal diversity.

Commit at least $60 mil annually to preserve existing affordable housing and build new housing stock.

Deploy Public Land for Public Good.

Change the Infill Housing Program rules to allow Community Land Trusts to participate in the program.

Create a county resolution on rent regulation.

Map out an Affordable Housing Innovation district to test new construction and zoning principles to ease the construction of affordable units.

All agenda items for county commission meetings must be posted at least 5 days prior to the meeting.

Prohibit campaign contributions by vendors, lobbyists, and real estate developers.

All data collected by county departments must be available on a public website.

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