. City Commission Because the population of South Florida is largely confined to a strip of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades the Miami urbanized area (that is the area of contiguous urban development) is about 100 miles (160 km) long (north to south) but never more than 20 miles (32 km) wide and in some areas only 5 miles (8.0 km) wide (east to west) the Miami metropolitan statistical area is longer than any other urbanized area in the United States except for the New York metropolitan area it was the eighth most densely populated urbanized area in the United States in the 2000 census, Airports Oakland Park ARWU 118-139 Miami's Freedom Tower. . (41) 2.03 Miami Florida Business directory Industry In time the civil right's task force developed into a trust that was given the charge of re-opening the park as an open green space for a multi-cultural society the restoration process was divided into two major areas: environmental and historical the trust undertook the daunting task of removing all exotic vegetation from the park while replenishing the landscape with native vegetation in August 2002 the site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places and given a Florida Historical Marker! . History Miami Florida Business directory The Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League play at BB&T Center in Sunrise. Public transit in Miami-Dade County is operated by Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works and is the largest public transit in Florida Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works operates a heavy rail metro system Metrorail an elevated people mover in Downtown Miami Metromover and the bus system Metrobus, As of 2010 the population of Downtown Miami was 65,696 people with a population density of 27,487 per square mile in the 2010 US Census the racial makeup of Downtown was 57.6% Hispanic of any race 30.8% White (non-Hispanic) 7.2% Black and 2.9% Asian the zip codes for Brickell include 33129 33130 and 33131 the area covers 1.084 square miles (2.81 km2), The Gender and Sexual Diversity Organization (GSDO) is committed to creating better understanding of gender identity and sexual orientation within the AU community the GSDO also provides awareness of and solidarity with LGBTIQ groups among the general university population.
. . . . . Miami International Airport (MIA) and PortMiami are among the nation's busiest ports of entry especially for cargo from South America and the Caribbean PortMiami is the world's busiest cruise port and MIA is the busiest airport in Florida and the largest gateway between the United States and Latin America Due to its strength in international business finance and trade the city has among the largest concentration of international banks in the country primarily along Brickell Avenue in Brickell Miami's financial district Miami was the host city of the 2003 Free Trade Area of the Americas negotiations.