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Bringing Tri-Rail into downtown Miami in peril

Bringing Tri-Rail into downtown Miami in peril

If all of the entities involved in bringing Tri-Rail into downtown Miami can’t finalize financial agreements by May 17, All Aboard Florida may withdraw its offer to have commuter service operate out of its MiamiCentral…

Miami-Dade bus ridership often delayed

Miami-Dade bus ridership often delayed

Half of weekday Miami-Dade bus ridership for the first six months of 2015 was on schedule no more than 70.8% of the time, representing 16 routes that transit officials will evaluate in an ongoing effort…

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Fate of Miami Marine Stadium turns corner

Fate of Miami Marine Stadium turns corner

Covenants might be the answer for the fate of Miami Marine Stadium and the southwest corner of PortMiami. The City of Miami owns much of…

Trip to California finds pro-transit mindset

Trip to California finds pro-transit mindset

When members of the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) traveled to Oakland and San Diego, CA, to survey transit tactics, they found many similarities between…

Zipcar adds locations and grows fleet

Zipcar adds locations and grows fleet

While one car-sharing company has closed up shop in Miami, another has grown. Zipcar continues to add locations and grow its fleet, and recently expanded…

Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key may get more bike friendly

Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key may get more bike friendly

A plan to turn parts of the Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key into a state-of-the-art bike and pedestrian path and parkway has been upgraded. From…

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Opinion

Would bigger Greater Miami Chamber be as relevant?

Would bigger Greater Miami Chamber be as relevant?

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is on the brink of a sea change. But in which direction will the tide turn? Within weeks the chamber has revealed that its goals-setting meetings that lure 1,000 paid guests will no longer set its goals, that its CEO is leaving, and that its leaders are studying a money-saving merger with Fort Lauderdale’s chamber. Not since a staff theft of $1.9 million a dozen years ago has so much about the group’s future been unclear. Up…

Profile

James Haj: Leads Children’s Trust after 25 years in public schools

James Haj: Leads Children’s Trust after 25 years in public schools

James Haj learned at an early age the importance of giving back to one’s community. His parents, who were both born in the Middle East, enjoyed successful careers in the US but Mr. Haj said they were lucky to have help along the way. His father became blind at 11 months old. Mr. Haj said he was extremely brave to move to New York City alone but, without the many caring people he met who provided assistance daily, his father’s…

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Real Estate

Riverwalk for new 69-story tower nears

Riverwalk for new 69-story tower nears

The developer planning a sleek condo tower at the mouth of the Miami River has finalized plans that are to result in a permanent, improved and lushly landscaped public riverwalk. And if plans move forward…

Government

Fate of Miami Marine Stadium turns corner

Fate of Miami Marine Stadium turns corner

Covenants might be the answer for the fate of Miami Marine Stadium and the southwest corner of PortMiami. The City of Miami owns much of Virginia Key and the abandoned stadium, while Miami-Dade County controls…

Business & Finance

Zipcar adds locations and grows fleet

Zipcar adds locations and grows fleet

While one car-sharing company has closed up shop in Miami, another has grown. Zipcar continues to add locations and grow its fleet, and recently expanded to Central Florida. In Miami, vehicles are parked in designated…

Communities

Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key may get more bike friendly

Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key may get more bike friendly

A plan to turn parts of the Rickenbacker Causeway on Virginia Key into a state-of-the-art bike and pedestrian path and parkway has been upgraded. From Miami architect Bernard Zyscovich comes Plan Z 2.0, and he’s…

Arts & Culture

Ethan Canin’s “A Doubter’s Almanac” hard to put down

Ethan Canin’s “A Doubter’s Almanac” hard to put down

Stories about genius and its trials abound, but a 576-page novel about a genius whose obsession is mathematics might not sound like a page-turner. From its first pages, however, Ethan Canin’s “A Doubter’s Almanac” is…

Education

Demand for finance education soars

Demand for finance education soars

After making its way out of the financial crisis relatively unscathed, the demand for finance education in Miami business schools is growing at shocking rates, with a stabilizing job market awaiting graduates. In the wake…

Healthcare

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise after a successful national release early last year and continuous better-than-expected positive results in patients with bone defects. According to Dr. H. Thomas Temple, professor and senior vice…

Transportation

Trip to California finds pro-transit mindset

Trip to California finds pro-transit mindset

When members of the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) traveled to Oakland and San Diego, CA, to survey transit tactics, they found many similarities between the California communities and Miami. But the differences were also…

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