MPA invests in the construction and management of parking facilities. Parking is an integral component of the transportation and infrastructure system that supports economic development. The Authority’s planners, working closely with city officials and private developers, have built and proposed a number of developments that bring new life to neighborhoods underserved or neglected by private-sector parking facilities. These developments – and the revenues they generate – support public safety, drive consumer and commercial traffic into business districts, enhance development/redevelopment programs, complement public transportation initiatives, and add to Miami’s quality of life by demonstrating responsible land use