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Don’t build more transit if county can’t build transit riders

If Miami-Dade doesn’t start running transit more hours, more reliably and with growing rather than disappearing loads, talk of six new corridors should remain just that – talk.Commissioners last week uncorked a new revenue stream, a…

Aerial transit to ballpark could be home run for community

Aerial transit to ballpark could be home run for community

A feasibility study has pinpointed cost-effective, no-wait transit for a niche Miami market that would maximize current resources while acting as a pilot for other micro mobility gains. The Metropolitan…

Airbnb can produce pluses via more visitors, hotel profits

Miami Beach’s battle against Airbnb looks familiar. Didn’t we just fight that war against Uber and Lyft? If so, let’s make the likely outcome as positive for all as possible.…

Don’t leave a creative solution to transit sitting at the station

Don’t leave a creative solution to transit sitting at the station

A creative proposal to fund six light rail lines to fill out Miami-Dade’s transit skeleton and loosen gridlock’s economic chokehold has too much potential to sidetrack. It should be a…

Get county out of horse-and-buggy era of local preferences

Get county out of horse-and-buggy era of local preferences

Miami-Dade commissioners this week are moving to better administer bad policy. They want to tighten the definition of local companies so that they can funnel more county contracts to local…

Timing perfect to look at Beacon Council-chamber merger

Timing perfect to look at Beacon Council-chamber merger

The Beacon Council’s annual meeting Oct. 13 will change chairmen and discuss a CEO hunt. Miami will be best served if members also broach some form of merger with the…

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…

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