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End of the line for long-promised Metrorail expansions

End of the line for long-promised Metrorail expansions

The first three of 136 cars to replace the entire Metrorail fleet are being built just as county officials tell us that forever-promised lines that would make the Metrorail fully…

Sparkle of strong job gains hidden behind economic clouds

Sparkle of strong job gains hidden behind economic clouds

A surprising bundle of healthy economic news sparkles through statistics released Friday that spotlight solid and continuing job gains in Miami-Dade County. The sole dark spot is that the gains…

Floating a plan for Miami-Dade for commuting by boat

Floating a plan for Miami-Dade for commuting by boat

One of the more romantic notions among the serious efforts to alleviate Miami-Dade’s traffic congestion is to try boatloads of commuters. It’s under serious study in the county’s transit department,…

Urban emergency plans shouldn’t be a secret downtown

Urban emergency plans shouldn’t be a secret downtown

As reports of global urban attacks and emergencies echo, we’d taken it for granted that Miami, as one of the globe’s most visible beacons, is well prepared not only for…

Miami commission on right track: exit all bidding disputes

Miami commission on right track: exit all bidding disputes

Getting bid protests out of the Miami City Commission’s hair and into the hands of a hearing officer or administrative judge is a logical move that commissioners began with a…

Don’t turn Miami’s city hall into New York’s Tammany Hall

Don’t turn Miami’s city hall into New York’s Tammany Hall

If too many cooks spoil the broth, how many elected city officials will it take to spoil Miami’s professional staff? We might soon find out. A charter review asks that…

Display Miami Circle properly, fund long-term operations

Display Miami Circle properly, fund long-term operations

If Miami history gets too little notice dating from the city’s founding in 1896, it’s nearly invisible for the thousands of years when this was a Native American community. The…

County hall’s big pay raise: commissioners need not apply

County hall’s big pay raise: commissioners need not apply

As a 9.1% property value rise swells Miami-Dade tax revenue, most county hall employees are in line for 4% cost-of-living pay hikes starting Oct. 1. But one group will be…

Noisy night deliveries? Try banishing noise, not the trucks

Noisy night deliveries? Try banishing noise, not the trucks

As Miami grows, no quality-of-life solution is truly simple. What sounds like a simple answer can actually be extremely complex, and not everyone can be 100% satisfied. But we can…

Mayor and manager roles are incompatible – split the job

Mayor and manager roles are incompatible – split the job

Commissioner Rebeca Sosa is moving to rework county hall by splitting the jobs of mayor and manager. Don’t fall asleep on me here. This isn’t minutia. It could be pivotal…

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