Most frequent questions and answers
What is Plan Z?
Plan Z is a 12-mile redesign of the 20-mile independent cycling and pedestrian trail transforming the Rickenbacker Causeway into a safe recreational asset. A single purpose infrastructure will be transformed into a multimodal recreational asset.
Is it really necessary?
Plan Z is an urgent necessity for Miami, one of America’s least safe cities on two wheels. The total number of crashes involving cyclists in Miami-Dade increased 95 percent between 2005 and 2013. Fatalities jumped 260 percent between 2012 and 2014.
What key benefits will Plan Z provide?
Most importantly, safety. However, Plan Z will boast a major & sustainable infrastructure featuring new 30-foot walk & ride trails and observation deck separated from traffic, plenty of green spaces and a 20-acre waterfront park, relieved traffic congestion, a new hurricane-proof Bear Cut Bridge and access point to Virginia Key.