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Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization study aims to tie bike, walking trails into mass transit plan

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization study aims to tie bike, walking trails into mass transit plan

The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization has ordered a budget to study a project to connect non-motorized bicycle and pedestrian paths with the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan. “We’re…

Joanne Li: FIU business dean seeks more community, global ties

Joanne Li: FIU business dean seeks more community, global ties

Florida International University College of Business Dean Joanne Li’s academic career has taken her throughout the nation and across the globe, to China and back. But the Ryder Eminent Scholar…

Feds say PortMiami’s deeper harbor isn’t deep enough

Feds say PortMiami’s deeper harbor isn’t deep enough

After three major upgrades to Port Miami’s channels to handle ever-bigger ships, including a $205 million project that ended in 2015, a fourth round of digging may be needed because…

Manny Mencia: Developing Florida business and trade around the globe

Manny Mencia: Developing Florida business and trade around the globe

As the only senior vice president of the International Trade & Business Development division of Enterprise Florida since the organization launched 22 years ago, there is always something to keep…

Federal Reserve Bank focuses on Miami’s economy

Federal Reserve Bank focuses on Miami’s economy

Florida’s construction business is booming, while job prospects continue to decline in information, the most recent statewide employment index from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta shows. Statewide construction employment,…

Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Lieutenant Governor seeks more regional coordination

Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Lieutenant Governor seeks more regional coordination

As Florida’s 19th lieutenant governor, Carlos Lopez-Cantera travels throughout the Sunshine State to meet and speak with some of its more than 20 million residents. But he always sets aside…

Texting while driving ban may extend to bikes, skateboards, mopeds

Texting while driving ban may extend to bikes, skateboards, mopeds

Efforts to reduce texting while driving in Miami-Dade County are extending to young people riding bicycles, skateboards, hoverboards, mopeds and other similar vehicles. County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution this…

Dolphin Expressway getting double-decker elevated Viaduct

Dolphin Expressway getting double-decker elevated Viaduct

A new project on the Dolphin Expressway – State Road 836 – could improve access and alleviate congestion by creating a double-decker elevated bridge over the existing highway, tentatively named…

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County will assume control the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC), a multi-million dollar transportation hub adjacent to Miami International Airport currently owned and operated by the Florida Department of Transportation.…

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

$1 fare proposed for now-free Metromover

Riders should be charged $1 each time they board the Metromover instead of relying on taxes meant to fund expansion of the county’s rapid transit system, Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman…

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