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Citizens Transportation Trust Asks Wheres The Budget

Miami-Dade County's Citizens' Independent Transportation Trust wants to operate like most folks and governments do — on a budget.…

Transportation Surtax Collections Lag By 27 Million

Five-month revenues fell more than $2.7 million from the half-cent surtax that funds projects under the People's Transportation Plan in Miami-Dade County, reports show.…

Bus Cuts Draw Angry Response

Miami-Dade Transit will cut nine bus routes and reduce others for an annual savings of $13.7 million.…

County Extending Mobile Home Moratorium Despite Possibility Of Lawsuits

Brushing aside warnings it could be inviting lawsuits, the Miami-Dade County Commission Tuesday extended its moratorium on mobile home park conversions for six months, a measure that was temporarily imposed…

Panel Urges County To Prepare For Climate Change

To ready Miami-Dade County for the effects of climate change, the county should invest in a wide range of actions from high-tech mapping to financing fuel efficient vehicles for cabbies.…

Give Miami International Airport Director More Contract Control Commissioner Says

In a move designed to bring more efficiency to expansion of the North Terminal at Miami International Airport, a county commissioner wants to allow the airport director to approve cost…

Charter Jet Service Preparing To Expand Into Miamidade

StrategicAir, a new charter jet service that caters to corporate executives, celebrities and families in South Florida, has taken flight.…

Capital Improvement Office To Host Building Pro Forum This Month

Scores of architects, engineers and construction experts are expected to gather May 19 to discuss better ways to accomplish the billions of dollars in capital improvement projects in Miami-Dade County.…

Transit Agency Seeks New Fees Fare Increases For Fiscal Recovery

Free rides would end on the downtown Metromover and other transit riders would pay higher fares under an array of options Miami-Dade County is considering, including a 2 cents a…

Internet Tool To Assist Businesses In Relocation Research

Firms anywhere in the world that want to relocate to Miami-Dade County could instantly explore potential business ties here and know the proximity of suppliers and major highways — just…

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