Archives

www.barry.edu
Advertisement
The Newspaper for the Future of Miami
Connect with us:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • Linkedin
Front Page » Entries posted by Michael Lewis
Stories written by Michael Lewis

Build transit on a smart track with clear focus, paid rides

Build transit on a smart track with clear focus, paid rides

Transit in Miami-Dade might soon roll toward a sidetrack reminiscent of a 2002 trip to a bait-and-switch tax that bought little new rail while roads congested. Some county commissioners are…

Just like a good neighbor, let FIU play fair with The Fair

Just like a good neighbor, let FIU play fair with The Fair

Though Florida International University in its game to expand into Youth Fair land next door holds all the cards, including aces in community goodwill, we suggested a year ago that…

Now choices in Beach’s convention hotel quest get harder

Now choices in Beach’s convention hotel quest get harder

This week’s decision on how to get a companion hotel to serve a revamped Miami Beach Convention Center may be the easiest of up to 10 choices needed to make…

Time to return to level playing field to win county contracts

Time to return to level playing field to win county contracts

Tuesday morning a committee is to try to further stack the deck against out-of-town bidders for county professional service contracts with the specious reasoning that more business barriers will strengthen…

We’ve got no kicks about soccer, but oh that parking void!

We’ve got no kicks about soccer, but oh that parking void!

Sports might have the ultimate stadium concept in David Beckham’s plan for soccer. For his Overtown stadium there would be no government subsidy. There would be no free land. That…

Convention hotel debacle: when will the leaders check in?

Convention hotel debacle: when will the leaders check in?

As Miami Beach gropes for straws to rescue its dream of an 800-room convention hotel, over in Miami an exhibition center hotel with exhibit and meeting space has unveiled a…

Commission should let public vote to add Metromover fare

Commission should let public vote to add Metromover fare

Hand it to Commissioner Barbara Jordan, who long has advocated a Metromover fare. Restoring a fare is smart, equitable – and very hard. Back in 2002 when Miami-Dade voters levied…

Reversible traffic lanes a wise route to reduce congestion

Reversible traffic lanes a wise route to reduce congestion

Miami-Dade is on a promising road in a multi-pronged attack on congestion: we’re realizing we can’t soon build our way out of the traffic quagmire so we must use far…

Seaport land conflict exposes flaw in government structure

Seaport land conflict exposes flaw in government structure

Conflict over mostly-bare land that is vital to PortMiami’s future has also laid bare a hidden flaw in county government’s structure. The vacant port corner is a political football. It…

Pivotal university presidents bequeathed valuable lessons

Pivotal university presidents bequeathed valuable lessons

It’s teamwork – not one person, however visionary or charismatic – that advances an organization. But it’s the leader who sets the tone, charts the team’s mission and guides it…

Page 1 of 57123Next ›Last »
www.miamitodayepaper.com
Advertisement
First Bank