7 In television and entertainment, After learning of the verdict of the McDuffie case one of the worst riots in the history of the United States, the Liberty City Riots of 1980 broke out By the time the rioting ceased three days later over 850 people had been arrested and at least 18 people had died Property damage was estimated at around one hundred million dollars, Mark B Rosenberg Admissions 1990s The communities served are Aventura Bal Harbour Bay Harbor Islands Biscayne Park Cutler Bay Doral El Portal Florida City Golden Beach Hialeah Gardens Homestead Indian Creek Medley Miami Gardens Miami Lakes Miami Shores Miami Springs North Bay Village North Miami North Miami Beach Opa-locka Palmetto Bay Pinecrest South Miami Surfside Sweetwater Sunny Isles Beach Virginia Gardens and West Miami. According to the U.S Census Bureau the county has an area of 2,431 square miles (6,300 km2) of which 1,898 square miles (4,920 km2) is land and 533 square miles (1,380 km2) (21.9%) is water It is the third-largest county in Florida by land area and second-largest by total area Most of the water is in the Biscayne Bay with another significant portion in the adjacent Atlantic Ocean. Opa-Locka Executive Miami Florida Business directory The cost of restoring the rail link between the port and the Hialeah Railyard was estimated at $46.9 million $28 million of which was applied for through a federal grant in 2010 Later that year a grant of $22 million was awarded for this project as well as to build an on site intermodal rail yard at the port During the 2000s the percent of Florida East Coast Railway's business has increased from around 60% to around 80% intermodal freight However this was partially due to a decrease in other freight traffic caused by the 2008 recession which reduced the number of trains many carrying rock aggregate used in construction from about 20 to 14 per day. ! Structure of county government 1930 214,830 222.8% 6.4 Growth of urban areas The same year the park was dedicated two hurricanes and the wet season caused 100 inches (250 cm) to fall on South Florida Although there were no human casualties agricultural interests lost approximately $59 million in 1948 Congress approved the Central and Southern Florida Project for Flood Control and Other Purposes (C&SF) which divided the Everglades into basins in the northern Everglades were Water Conservation Areas (WCAs) and the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) bordering to the south of Lake Okeechobee in the southern Everglades was Everglades National Park Levees and pumping stations bordered each WCA and released water in dryer times or removed it and pumped it to the ocean in times of flood the WCAs took up approximately 37 percent of the original Everglades the C&SF constructed over 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of canals and hundreds of pumping stations and levees within three decades During the 1950s and 1960s the Miami metropolitan area grew four times as fast as the rest of the nation Between 1940 and 1965 6 million people moved to South Florida: 1,000 people moved to Miami every week Developed areas between the mid-1950s and the late 1960s quadrupled Much of the water reclaimed from the Everglades was sent to newly developed areas. . . .
Florida has 131 public airports Florida's seven large hub and medium hub airports as classified by the FAA are the following:. Further information: Elections in Florida Politics of Florida Political party strength in Florida and United States presidential elections in Florida. Concourse E 2 Academics, 1 History Country Walk Miami, officially the City of Miami is an American city that is the seat of Miami-Dade County and is the cultural economic and financial center of South Florida the city covers an area of about 56 square miles (150 km2) between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States with an estimated 2018 population of 470,914 the Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people the second-most populous in the southeastern United States and the seventh-largest in the nation the city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S with over 300 high-rises 55 of which exceed 490 ft (149 m), 1890 391,422 45.2% 1840 54,477 56.9% Pinewood Intercity bus travel which utilizes Florida's highway system is provided by Greyhound Megabus and Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach. This table does not account deferred. Air Transport International University Park history, 1.4 Reconstruction era and end of the 19th century, In the early 2000s (decade) emphasis at FIU was placed on growth in degree programs and student enrollment Since 2005 however student enrollment has been capped and emphasis is now being placed on improving the quality of the existing academic programs With the addition of the College of Medicine the demand for facilities and classroom space has greatly increased Future projects and/or buildings under construction include:. .