Latest Florida Report Shows No Red Light Camera Benefit

Latest Florida Report Shows No Red Light Camera Benefit

Accidents of all types increased at red light camera intersections in Florida according to state government report. After a decade of red light camera use in Florida, officials remain unable to find evidence that the devices have been effective in reducing traffic accidents. A report released Thursday by the state Department of Highway Safety and…

The Mana-Greene Effect: Big-Name Developers Not Moving on Downtown Properties

The Mana-Greene Effect: Big-Name Developers Not Moving on Downtown Properties

Moishe Mana. Courtesy photo South Florida downtowns are on the cusp of growth that’s put them on the map as major urban centers — yet two big-name developers have opted to sit on their downtown properties. Moishe Mana, the Israeli-born entrepreneur best known as being one of the Wynwood redevelopment pioneers, has invested more than…

Lakeland chamber, city welcome NoBay Village to downtown

Lakeland chamber, city welcome NoBay Village to downtown

Hide caption Downtown’s new NoBay Village block of residential and retail development was officially anointed and celebrated by city government and business leaders Thursday. LAKELAND — Downtown’s new NoBay Village block of residential and retail development was officially anointed and celebrated Thursday by city government and business leaders. “This is really and truly a labor…