! South Florida (colloquially and locally known as SoFlo) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises Florida's southernmost counties including Miami-Dade Broward and Palm Beach It is the fourth most populous urban agglomeration in the United States It is one of Florida's three most common "directional" regions the others being Central Florida and North Florida it includes the populous Miami metropolitan area the Everglades and the Florida Keys South Florida is the only part of the continental United States with a tropical climate. Miami Florida Business directory Hydrology Downtown Miami is served by Metrobus throughout the area the Miami Metrorail and the Metromover:. Marine pollution is a generic term for the entry into the ocean of potentially hazardous chemicals or particles the biggest culprits are rivers and with them many agriculture fertilizer chemicals as well as livestock and human waste the excess of oxygen-depleting chemicals leads to hypoxia and the creation of a dead zone! Miami Heat Basketball 1988 National Basketball Association American Airlines Arena NBA Finals (3) (2006 2012 2013) Roads City served Code Airport name FAA 1990 56.5% 1,995,206 43.5% 1,535,068 Hialeah Market Tri-Rail. Riviera Beach Everglades restoration received $96 million of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 As a result of the stimulus package a mile-long (1.6 km) bridge to replace the Tamiami Trail a road that borders Everglades National Park to the north and has blocked water from reaching the southern Everglades was begun by the Army Corps of Engineers in December 2009 the next month work began to reconstruct the C-111 canal east of the park that historically diverted water into Florida Bay Governor Charlie Crist announced the same month that $50 million of state funds would be earmarked for Everglades restoration in May 2010 5.5 miles (8.9 km) of bridges were proposed to be added to the Tamiami Trail, She tried to persuade railroad magnate Henry Flagler to expand his rail line the Florida East Coast Railway southward to the area but he initially declined in December 1894 Florida was struck by a freeze that destroyed virtually the entire citrus crop in the northern half of the state a few months later on the night of February 7 1895 the northern part of Florida was hit by another freeze that wiped out the remaining crops and the new trees Unlike most of the rest of the state the Miami area was unaffected Tuttle wrote to Flagler again asking him to visit the area and to see it for himself Flagler sent James E Ingraham to investigate and he returned with a favorable report and a box of orange blossoms to show that the area had escaped the frost Flagler followed up with his own visit and concluded at the end of his first day that the area was ripe for expansion He made the decision to extend his railroad to Miami and build a resort hotel! .
Eastern Atlantic Subarctic Main article: Tropical hardwood hammock, Following the 1926 Miami hurricane many schools were destroyed the hurricane ended the 1920s land boom in Miami and ushered in the Great Depression to the area long before the actual market crash of 1929 the crash forced many more schools not destroyed by the hurricane to be closed Beginning in 1930 the school board faced its first overcrowding and funding problems. 4 Student life Northeast Florida University Park Apartments 1986; 3% Main article: Miami-Dade Transit Major professional and D-I college teams (attendance > 10,000) Plans are currently underway for a 1,700-student preparatory school in Brickell at 1742 SW 2nd Avenue named "Brickell Preparatory Academy" Other private schools in Downtown are:.