A portion of downtown Miami, Florida will be closed to Cars on Sunday, November 9 from 10 AM to 3 PM during Bike Miami. East Flagler Street, Southeast 1st Avenue to 4th Street and South Miami Avenue, over the bridge to 10th Street and Mary Brickell Village will be closed to motor vehicle traffic, with some "soft closures" across 1st, 2nd, and 6th through 9th Streets.
Bike Miami is organized by the office of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. Kathyrn Moore from the Mayor's office met with the former mayor of Bogota, Columbia, Enrique Penalosa, to get his perspective on the popular Bogota Ciclovia. To ensure a great turnout and the success of Bike Miami, organizers have arranged for cyclists to ride free on Miami Metrorail and Metrobus. Area vendors have been encouraged to participate and public exhibitions will help draw people to the area.