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Marlins contract makes soccer next door a tougher game

Much as we might want a Major League Soccer stadium near Marlins Park, the clock is running out and obstacles loom, an unreported barrier being the Miami Marlins. The group David Beckham fronts has yet to secure…

Chairman’s pledge ties to game-changing rail opportunity

Chairman’s pledge ties to game-changing rail opportunity

Finally, someone in authority has said it: it’s past time to stop studying where to add rail transportation and time to get the money and get rolling. The man who…

Metromover fare is right track, but let voters engineer it

Metromover fare is right track, but let voters engineer it

We applaud a county committee that seeks a fare on our long-free Metro-mover but prefer a means other than a direct commission vote to do the job. Though a fare…

Bad as downtown traffic is, planners try to make it worse

Bad as downtown traffic is, planners try to make it worse

Nobody should be surprised by our lead story last week that that Miami’s downtown developers are urging the powers that be to slice auto traffic lanes out of Biscayne Boulevard…

Drooping heads at public meeting are no napping matter

Drooping heads at public meeting are no napping matter

At the podium former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman was talking about energy, yet hundreds of heads had drooped into a posture that said anything but energy: it seemed…

For county incentives deals, schedule a whole new ballgame

For county incentives deals, schedule a whole new ballgame

Miami-Dade commissioners this week were to set deadlines to negotiate $75 million in tax-funded incentives grants to multiple enterprises for supposedly game-changing economic catalysts. As they plan for future grants…

A Miami day of achievements that mostly went unheralded

A Miami day of achievements that mostly went unheralded

The barrage of bad news that hits us from every side every day has so jaundiced Miamians that it’s hard to realize that most of what is going on around…

Weak goals for incentives achieve little, distort competition

Weak goals for incentives achieve little, distort competition

Vast downtown projects are each spending $1.75 billion to create retail, residences, hotels, garages and more in multi-block swaths. But government is treating them differently as they compete in the…

It’s time to get back to core beliefs – or to belatedly list them

It’s time to get back to core beliefs – or to belatedly list them

Organizations need periodic wakeup calls to tend to their own core principles, the ones that underpin the game they’re playing and the results they expect. Whether in business, a nonprofit…

County should carefully vet Miami Worldcenter incentives

County should carefully vet Miami Worldcenter incentives

Incentives that Miami commissioners OK’d unanimously last week could hand Miami Worldcenter up to $90 million in tax rebates at almost no cost to them. That’s a giveaway to people…

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