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Mayor broaches new taxes for Strategic Miami Area Rapid Tran

Mayor Carlos Gimenez has asked Miami-Dade commissioners if they might consider raising countywide millage or assessing another half-percent sales tax to help fund the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan. In November, commissioners directed the mayor…

Plans for Tri-Rail’s downtown link on track

Plans for Tri-Rail’s downtown link on track

With most of the partner agreements in place, final details are being smoothed out for Tri-Rail commuter service to steam into downtown Miami before the end of next year. “We…

Miami-Dade MPO gives Beach Corridor project Priority 1 status

Miami-Dade MPO gives Beach Corridor project Priority 1 status

The Beach Corridor project, which aims to connect Miami to Miami Beach with public transit, is quickly moving forward, despite the latter city’s controversial decision to explore a locally funded…

New trolley routes draw big numbers in Miami

New trolley routes draw big numbers in Miami

When Miami city commissioners return from the August break Sept. 8, they will again take up the idea of expanding the city’s popular trolley service city-wide. And they are bound…

Coral Gables Trolley and Miami Trolley connecting

Coral Gables Trolley and Miami Trolley connecting

Starting Monday, Coral Gables Trolley and Miami Trolley riders will enjoy seamless connectivity between downtown Coral Gables and downtown Coconut Grove, thanks to some strategic route realignment. The joint effort…

Miami-Dade gets funds for first electric buses

Miami-Dade gets funds for first electric buses

The Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works has received a $2,357,143 Federal Transit Administration grant to buy its first electric buses, beginning the replacement process of its aging traditional…

Miami-Dade County considers flood of water transit solutions

Miami-Dade County considers flood of water transit solutions

Miami-Dade County is considering a fleet of water transit solutions to lessen the traffic gridlock that is daily Miami. Miami city commissioners last week got a county preview of its…

Commissioners look to reward well-behaved cabbies

Commissioners look to reward well-behaved cabbies

County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava is refining legislation that would reward good behavior of for-hire drivers operating in Miami-Dade, and on Monday discussed with Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. the possibility…

Transit trust puts first and last mile first

Transit trust puts first and last mile first

Among priorities for next year, the Citizens’ Independent Transportation Trust has targeted solutions for the “first and last mile,” the distance commuters travel from their homes to public transit and…

County tests new technology for traffic signals synchronization

County tests new technology for traffic signals synchronization

Drivers frustrated by growing congestion and at least one Miami-Dade commissioner question whether traffic signals are synchronized properly – or at all – but officials say they’re testing new technologies…

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