Downtown is served by the Miami Metrorail at Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Government Center and Brickell stations accessible from Broward and Palm Beach counties via Tri-Rail transfer station the Metro connects to the Downtown Metromover which encompasses 22 stations on the clockwise Inner (or Downtown) loop and counterclockwise Brickell and Omni branch loops Government Center station is Downtown's main station and allows for transfers to all Metromover loops Metrorail trains and Metrobus lines at the Stephen P Clark Government Center, The Miami Intermodal Center is a massive transportation hub servicing Metrorail Amtrak Tri-Rail Metrobus Greyhound Lines taxis rental cars MIA Mover private automobiles bicycles and pedestrians adjacent to Miami International Airport Miami Intermodal Center was completed in 2010 and is serving about 150,000 commuters and travelers in the Miami area Phase I of Miami Central Station was completed in 2012 and the Tri-Rail part of Phase II was completed in 2015 but the construction of the Amtrak part remains delayed, ?? F? ?FT S?? 5.1 Entertainment and performing arts; Interjet Mexico City Elections of 2000 to present Florida Grand Opera. . Study abroad The Florida Legislature comprises the Florida Senate which has 40 members and the Florida House of Representatives which has 120 members the current governor of Florida is Ron DeSantis the Florida Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and six justices, In conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations the Division of External Affairs publishes a quarterly news and alumni magazine "FIU Magazine" FIU Magazine is distributed free of charge to all FIU alumni faculty and donors, Hypoluxo Fort Lauderdale 165,521 152,397 Broward Economic forces: economics explains country differences in costs currency values and market size. See also: List of radio stations in Florida, Student Government Association Academics Traditional rivals of the FIU Panthers include Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami the Panthers football team competes in the annual Shula Bowl a yearly football game played for the Don Shula Award against in-state rival Florida Atlantic University Due to this competition in the Shula Bowl the rivalry between the two schools has grown with the rivalry extending into the men's baseball and basketball teams as well. Estimated numbers of Calusa at the beginning of the Spanish occupation ranged from 4,000 to 7,000 the society declined in power and population; by 1697 their number was estimated to be about 1,000 in the early 18th century the Calusa came under attack from the Yamasee to the north They asked the Spanish for refuge in Cuba where almost 200 died of illness Soon they were relocated again to the Florida Keys, South Florida Punk and Hardcore 7 Restoration Main article: Arts & Entertainment District. .
The breakdown of students is shown below Other companies with offices in an unincorporated area not in any CDP:, U.S News & World Report 2018rankings. As of 2010 those of African ancestry accounted for 16.0% of Florida's population which includes African Americans Out of the 16.0% 4.0% (741,879) were West Indian or Afro-Caribbean American During the early 1900s black people made up nearly half of the state's population in response to segregation disfranchisement and agricultural depression many African Americans migrated from Florida to northern cities in the Great Migration in waves from 1910 to 1940 and again starting in the later 1940s They moved for jobs better education for their children and the chance to vote and participate in society by 1960 the proportion of African Americans in the state had declined to 18% Conversely large numbers of northern whites moved to the state. Today large concentrations of black residents can be found in northern and central Florida Aside from blacks descended from African slaves brought to the southern U.S. there are also large numbers of blacks of West Indian recent African and Afro-Latino immigrant origins especially in the Miami/South Florida area, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science Miami In Florida each county is also a school district Miami-Dade County Public Schools is operated by an independently elected School Board a professional Superintendent of Schools appointed by the School Board manages the district's day-to-day operations as of 2014 the Miami-Dade County Public School District is the fourth-largest public school district in the nation with almost 360,000 students. Much of the coast and the inner estuaries are built of mangroves; there is no border between the coastal marshes and the bay Thus the marine ecosystems in Florida Bay are considered to be a part of the Everglades watershed and one of the ecosystems connected to and affected by the Everglades as a whole More than 800 square miles (2,100 km2) of Florida Bay is protected by Everglades National Park representing the largest body of water in the park boundaries There are approximately 100 keys in Florida Bay many of which are mangrove forests the fresh water coming into Florida Bay from the Everglades creates perfect conditions for vast beds of turtle grass and algae formations that are the foundation for animal life in the bay Sea turtles and manatees eat the grass while invertebrate animals such as worms clams and other mollusks eat the algae formations and microscopic plankton Female sea turtles return annually to nest on the shore and manatees spend the winter months in the warmer water of the bay Sea grasses also serve to stabilize the sea beds and protect shorelines from erosion by absorbing energy from waves, Miami Dolphins Football 1965 National Football League Hard Rock Stadium Super Bowl (2) (1972 1973), Best-Catholic-Colleges.com 2016: ranked Barry University's School of Social Work as No 3 in its list of Best 25 Catholic Social Work Schools in the country; ! US 1 The Everglades Forever Act introduced by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1994 was an attempt to legislate the lowering of phosphorus in Everglades waterways the act put the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in charge of testing and enforcing low phosphorus levels: 10 parts per billion (ppb) (down from 500 ppb in the 1980s) the SFWMD built Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs) near sugarcane fields where water leaving the EAA flows into ponds lined with lime rock and layers of peat and calcareous periphyton Testing has shown this method to be more effective than previously anticipated bringing levels from 80 ppb to 10 ppb. 1910 5,471 225.5% Beginning April 26 2004 under then new superintendent Dr Rudy Crew the school year was begun three weeks earlier in order to synchronize the school district with the rest of the state Until this point Miami-Dade County Schools was the only district whose students began school the last week of August rather than the first This measure was also implemented to allow schools more time to ready themselves for the state's FCAT exam, As of 2011 PortMiami accounts for 176,000 jobs and has an annual economic impact in Miami of $18 billion, (41) 2.03 Miami Book Fair International an annual literary festival held at Miami Dade College. 2 Twentieth century In 2018 45,044,312 passengers traveled through the airport making it the 13th busiest airport in the United States and 40th busiest in the world by total passenger traffic It is the 3rd busiest airport in the United States by international passenger traffic MIA is Florida's busiest airport by total aircraft operations and total cargo traffic and its second busiest by total passenger traffic after Orlando International Airport.