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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 voters dump the manager who now runs…

Assess port’s needs before handing its lands to developers

Assess port’s needs before handing its lands to developers

Revision of PortMiami’s plan for use of its land is getting a vital boost from a county commissioner who recognizes that the current frenzy to hand scarce acres to the…

Miami’s new skyline due to tower over the great unknown

Miami’s new skyline due to tower over the great unknown

In 32-plus years of detailing development in Miami we’ve had far too much to report on. For decades we’ve said that our state bird ought to be the construction crane.…

Balancing act vital in choosing users of scarce public lands

Balancing act vital in choosing users of scarce public lands

Diametrically opposed views on handing PortMiami sites to business users raise questions about how government should disburse scarce public land. One end of the spectrum is like the kid with…

To our benefit, transit trust seeking to live up to its name

To our benefit, transit trust seeking to live up to its name

In a remarkable journey, the Citizens’ Independent Transportation Trust is living up to its name’s four elements: citizens, independent, transportation and trust. After the county commission over a decade hijacked…

Incentives bait wasted fishing for what we’ve already caught

Incentives bait wasted fishing for what we’ve already caught

Miami can’t lure enough high-wage jobs with sun, sand and hub-of-the-Americas site, even coupled with benefits of a low-tax state, global links, multicultural workers and Art Basel razzle-dazzle. So incentives…

The public has a firm right to view the public’s business

The public has a firm right to view the public’s business

Miami-Dade commissioners covet a bit of backroom wheeling and dealing out of the public eye, perhaps cutting deals and swapping votes for whatever. Little has created more distrust than such…

Which should come first, their election or their education?

Which should come first, their election or their education?

Maybe it has something to do with a Harvard degree. At services Saturday for deceased Northern Trust Vice Chairman Bill Allen, we heard that he’d jested at a Harvard Business…

University roadmap should drive straight to Miami’s core

University roadmap should drive straight to Miami’s core

On paper, the University of Miami is now governed by a great new president, Julio Frenk. But then, on paper this season the Miami Marlins were championship contenders. Succeeding off…

Maze of solutions congests efforts to enhance our mobility

Maze of solutions congests efforts to enhance our mobility

Escalating concern about getting around Miami in predictable time dominates serious news. As ever-larger construction involves more and more people, we belatedly find it’s time to plan for the impact…

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