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Follow New York’s transit lead: look to ferries plying bay

We’ve heard the plea for years: if only Miami had rail like New York’s subways we’d unsnarl traffic. So we crafted the Smart plan, six legs of rail to stitch the county together with a system…

For big picture’s sake, examine cityhood for all of county

For big picture’s sake, examine cityhood for all of county

A tiny item that county commissioners tentatively OK’d last week proves that the Miami-Dade charter needs updating. The vote was to keep alive a study of South Dade cityhood. Almost…

Coalition vital to tell Miami’s story as a home for business

Coalition vital to tell Miami’s story as a home for business

We applaud the county jobs team’s new CEO, who told readers last week that one of his three pillars of strategy is to boost Miami’s image for work and business.…

Tarnishing of good names in housing probe is unaffordable

Tarnishing of good names in housing probe is unaffordable

Headlines trumpet affordable housing’s scarcity – yet some of those headlines deter more affordable housing. As Miami Today has cited zoning to “encourage development of much-needed affordable housing” and civic…

Mayor gutsy in sticking his neck out for 836 extension

Mayor gutsy in sticking his neck out for 836 extension

As road commutes take longer each day yet new mass transit drifts farther and farther off into the unfunded future, Mayor Carlos Giménez has taken the tough but logical step…

Transit plan’s biggest shortage isn’t money, it’s courage

Transit plan’s biggest shortage isn’t money, it’s courage

Almost 14 months after Miami-Dade unveiled with full fanfare a so-called SMART plan to add six transit corridors, all we have is that same empty pledge. The glaring lack of…

10 questions for the team that will review county’s charter

10 questions for the team that will review county’s charter

A 15-member team is nearing the starting line to propose changes to the rulebook under which Miami-Dade County’s government operates. It’s a vital job. Though the task sounds soporific, changes…

Rail cuts put SMART transit plan into the DUMB column

Rail cuts put SMART transit plan into the DUMB column

As Miami-Dade strives to add six transit legs in a so-called SMART plan, it’s a DUMB move to cut service on its newest rail line, the one that carries airport…

Targeted serious news battles a shift to eyeball candy fluff

Targeted serious news battles a shift to eyeball candy fluff

Next week’s iconic Best of Miami edition – focused on leaders in categories ranging from entrepreneurship to business acumen and government – begins Miami Today’s 35th year publishing in the…

The single secret ingredient to unsnarl downtown’s traffic

The single secret ingredient to unsnarl downtown’s traffic

The simplest, least-costly solutions to problems often are the best, but also the most overlooked. Take the gelatinous slow-moving traffic on the main streets in Brickell and downtown. Driving is…

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