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Front Page » 2008 » June (Page 11)

Miamidade Bond Costs Not Yet Rising Beyond Budget Margins

Fallout from volatility in the auction-rate market will cost Miami-Dade County an additional $16 million over the next 16 years on a single bond series of $139.7 million.…

Miamidade Admits It Cant Keep Promises To Voters On Transit Projects

Miami-Dade commissioners conceded Tuesday the county can't keep promises it made in 2002 when voters approved a half-penny sales tax to fund bus and rail projects over the next 25…

Rising Costs Delays Cast Doubt On Port Tunnels Future

A truck tunnel from Watson Island to the Port of Miami is imperiled by rising costs that have prevented the state and the European consortium that would dig and operate…

Greater Miami Chamber Presents Leadership Awards

It could have been another dry business-awards banquet, but award winners at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "A Salute to Miami's Leaders" on Saturday evening came out dancing.…

Trio Of Commissioners Present Plans For Paying For Transit Expansion

Business and civic leaders heard a pitch Friday for higher fares and gas taxes as the best way to keep a 30-year-old promise to extend Metrorail service up a north…

Federal Funding Sought For Shortsea Shipping On Miami River

While government struggles to secure financing to bring the much-anticipated $1 billion Miami Tunnel on line, efforts to start up the less-costly alternative of short sea shipping along the Miami…

County Commission Faced With Yet Another Increase In Transit Consulting Fees

A controversial consultant's contract for Miami-Dade's cash-strapped transit system could reach $65 million if the county commission approves a $21 million extension.…
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