West Park Florida 826.svg State Road 826 (Palmetto Expressway), 6 Ground transportation 1982 64.7% 1,739,553 35.3% 949,013, In its 2018 ParkScore ranking the Trust for Public Land reported that the park system in the City of Miami was the 50th best park system among the 100 most populous US cities down slightly from 48th place in the 2017 ranking ParkScore ranks urban park systems by a formula that analyzes median park size park acres as percent of city area the percent of city residents within a half-mile of a park spending of park services per resident and the number of playgrounds per 10,000 residents! 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, Growth as a global city, 1970 2,236,645 49.4% University Park (Modesto A Maidique Campus). . . .
Enrollment for Fall 2014 consisted of 54,099 students 45,359 undergraduates and 7,814 graduate students including students enrolled in professional programs Women accounted for 56.2% of student enrollment and minorities made up 88% of total enrollment Enrollment included students from all 50 U.S states and more than 119 countries the most popular College by enrollment is the College of Arts and Sciences the freshman retention rate for 2009 was 83% the fall 2011 incoming freshman class had an average 3.7 GPA 1139 SAT score and a 25 ACT score, Spain Spain International student 6.7% N/A N/A, Demographics North Central Florida MTV Latin America is based in Miami serving residents in Mexico Argentina Venezuela and other Latin American countries since 1993. . In March 1980 the first black Dade County schools superintendent Dr Johnny L Jones was convicted on grand theft charges linked to gold-plated plumbing His conviction was overturned on appeal and on July 3 1986 the state attorney Janet Reno announced that Jones would not be retried on these charges However in a separate case he was convicted on misdemeanor charges of soliciting perjury and witness tampering and received a two-year jail sentence, Downtown is directly served by the Miami Metrorail at: Government Center Station and by 13 Metromover stations on the Downtown Brickell and Omni Loops! Downtown has over 6,000 hotel rooms in numerous hotels Downtown has Miami's largest concentration of hotel rooms and is the city's hub for business travellers Many of these hotels are geared for business travellers mostly along Brickell Avenue some for luxury leisure stays and others as bargain tourist hotels Some of Downtown's largest hotels are:.