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Commission adopts plans to improve road safety

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MIAMI (WSVN) -- The Miami-Dade Commission has adopted a resolution to try and improve bicycle and pedestrian safety in South Florida.

The Commission has ordered a study to see if speed limits can be reduced on certain streets and new bike lanes constructed.

Commissioner Pepe Diaz sponsored the move following the death of cyclist Aaron Cohen.

Cohen was killed in February of 2012 on the Rickenbacker Causeway by a hit-and-run driver.

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