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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…

Brickell-Downtown tunnel under Miami River eyed

Brickell-Downtown tunnel under Miami River eyed

The oft-discussed idea of boring a tunnel beneath the Miami River to connect downtown with Brickell surfaced again last week at a meeting of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority. “A fully…

80% seeing Miami International Boat Show took transit

80% seeing Miami International Boat Show took transit

Miami city commissioners were impressed last week by details of the mass transit plan put into place for the Miami International Boat Show in February. Held on the same weekend…

Free Metromover may face extinction

Free Metromover may face extinction

Something unusual happened Tuesday when Miami-Dade Commissioners Bruno Barreiro, Javier Souto and Xavier Suarez voted against an ordinance on first reading that would ask voters to eliminate fare-free service on…

Massive pour keeps MiamiCentral on track for All Aboard Florida

Massive pour keeps MiamiCentral on track for All Aboard Florida

An impressive parade of cement trucks wound its way into the heart of downtown Miami over the weekend to set the final foundation of the city’s new train station: MiamiCentral.…

Plant to assemble new fleet of Metrorail cars

Plant to assemble new fleet of Metrorail cars

With the completion of a new custom-designed facility in Medley, assembly of a new fleet of Metrorail cars will get under way in mid-March, with the first car rolling out…

Miami International Airport baggage handling improves

Miami International Airport baggage handling improves

Although airlines do not share how long it takes a suitcase to leave the plane and reach the baggage claim areas at Miami International Airport, county officials say there’s been…

I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

After being denied support that he had deemed key, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez implied last week that he might abandon a plan to divert funding from the I-395 bridge replacement…

Miami to expand free trolley service in 30 days

Miami to expand free trolley service in 30 days

The City of Miami is poised to expand its popular free trolley service in less than 30 days. City Manager Daniel Alfonso told city commissioners Jan. 28 that 10 vehicles…

Tap Miami-Dade Expressway Authority funds for rail?

Tap Miami-Dade Expressway Authority funds for rail?

State Sen. Anitere Flores has backed a plan to strip 25% of Miami-Dade Expressway Authority revenues and some funds from auto tag renewals and redirect it all to public transportation.…

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