Miami Police tips for getting around traffic during Miami Art Week

South Florida Sun Sentinel

Miami police have some advice for Miami Art Week patrons.

Use ride share services such as Uber and Lyft or and public transportation such as buses to get around the Wynwood arts district.

Art Basel returns to Miami Beach Dec. 6-9 along with other fairs in downtown Miami , Wynwood and the Design District.


During a press conference in the artsy graffiti Miami neighborhood, Miami police chief Jorge Colinas addressed the upcoming traffic woes and how to get around them. He added that the department “will be deploying a lot of cameras.”

“We are going to have a zero tolerance for impaired drivers, a zero tolerance for underage drinking so we are going to be out looking for that,’’ he added.

“This is a fabulous week for Miami where you can come out and enjoy the galleries, the food, the music, the cafés, everything that Miami has to offer,’’ he said. “Let’s just be mindful, bring your patience because traffic will be tough.

The department will be releasing maps of street closures and pick up and drop off points for ride shares.