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Hit-and-Run Driver Only Serves Two-Thirds Of Very Short Sentence

Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami

Michele Traverso, the driver who fatally struck bicyclist Aaron Cohen in a hit-and-run on the Rickenbacker Causeway, was released Sunday night, servin...

Carlos Bertonatti Sentenced For DUI Hit-And-Run

Posted 09.12.2013 | Miami

Aspiring pop singer Carlos Bertonatti was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison for a DUI hit-and-run that killed a cyclist on Miami's Rickenbacke...

Pop Singer To Be Sentenced In Rickenbacker Hit-And-Run

Posted 09.09.2013 | Miami

Carlos Bertonatti smashed into a cyclist on the Rickenbacker Causeway, then drove nearly three miles with the man's mangled bicycle underneath his car...

Aaron Cohen Bill Seeks Tougher Sentences For Hit-And-Runs

Posted 08.27.2013 | Miami

Backers of a new bill in Florida hope to prevent a repeat of the light sentence awarded to Michele Traverso, who left a father of two to die on the st...

How Bad Are Miami's Bridges?

Posted 05.24.2013 | Miami

Wondering what shape Miami's bridges are in after last night's scary collapse in Washington State? Fourteen spans in Miami-Dade County are rated s...

Pop Singer's Surprising Plea In Notorious Hit-And-Run

Posted 02.12.2013 | Miami

An aspiring pop star accused in a fatal hit-and-run in 2010 on the Rickenbacker Causeway is reportedly pleading guilty. The Miami Herald reports th...

Price Hike On The Rickenbacker

Posted 01.24.2013 | Miami

Drivers heading down to Key Biscayne will need to bring some extra change over the next few months. In order to pay for a swifter reconstruction of...

'What A Joke': Cycling Community Reels Over Sentencing

Posted 01.17.2013 | Miami

The driver who fatally struck popular bicyclist Aaron Cohen in a hit-and-run on the Rickenbacker Causeway was sentenced to just 364 additional days in...

Structural Problems Force Emergency Lane Closures On Bear Cut Bridge

Posted 01.05.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade's infrastructure problems don't stop at a sewage system "held together by chewing gum." Emergency lane closures were implemented indefin...

Should Bicyclists Pay TWICE For Their Own Safety?

Posted 09.10.2012 | Miami

Just when you think Miami couldn't possibly be more hostile to bicyclists, the village council of Key Biscayne is suggesting Miami-Dade County charge ...

ANOTHER Cyclist Struck On Causeway

Posted 10.01.2012 | Miami

Yet another bicyclist has been struck on Miami's Rickenbacker Causeway, one of the most popular and most dangerous stretches of road for local enthusi...

No Manslaughter Charge In Fatal Hit-And-Run On Aaron Cohen

Posted 05.04.2012 | Miami

There will be no manslaughter charge for the driver who fatally struck and abandoned bicyclist Aaron Cohen on the Rickenbacker Causeway, according to ...

A Cyclist's Departure

Xavier L. Suarez | Posted 04.28.2012 | Miami
Xavier L. Suarez

Aaron Cohen has been wrenched from our lives. And the sense of loss is overwhelming. Was the tragedy avoidable? I don't rightly know, but I know we didn't try hard enough to avoid it.

Why Miami Is a Dangerous Deathtrap for Cyclists

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

The beauty of Key Biscayne, that makes it so desirable for cyclists, is also a distraction for motorists. Immediate action needs to be taken before Miami loses another cyclist to a careless driver on Key Biscayne.

'Ride For Safety' To Honor Aaron Cohen

Posted 04.18.2012 | Miami

Miami's cycling community are planning a Saturday morning group ride to honor 36-year-old Aaron Cohen, who died Thursday after being struck in a Wedne...

Police May Have Found Driver Who Fled After Striking Cyclists

Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

Miami police report they have arrested Michele Traverso, 25, in the Rickenbacker Causeway hit-and-run on Wednesday morning that left one cyclist injur...