MIAMI (August 30, 2016) — The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) is working with ride-share providers, such as Lyft, to make it easier and even more convenient for people to use public transportation. The Department aims to close the gap when it comes to the first and last mile of your trip. Often, the extra distance might present a challenge for people who want to use public transportation but live far from a transit station or bus stop.

Yet nearly half of them haven't taken the step to become U.S. citizens. 

Citizenship is easier than you think, and this is a crucial time to inform New York's immigrant communities about what they need to know, where to get help, and how to access all of the benefits of U.S. citizenship. Please join us on Thursday, September 8, 2016 for a special news briefing with media, immigrant advocacy organizations and recently naturalized citizens to hear about a new campaign to cover the cost of citizenship for New Yorkers, new initiatives launched by the city and state of New York to make it easier to naturalize, and the role of ethnic media in the citizenship campaign of 2016.

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board (HAAB) and the Office of Community Advocacy distributed mosquito repellent to South Dade farm worker families on Aug. 25 as part of the effort to prevent the spread of the Zika virus.

MIAMI (August 25, 2016) — In anticipation of possible severe weather conditions, the Miami-Dade Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) offers the following tips:

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