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Metrorail is too costly for Miami’s future

Elevated Metrorail is extremely costly to build, county officials say, so street-level light rail seems best for Miami-Dade’s future transit. Transit officials are looking more at light rail for six Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit Plan corridors…

Miami to vet cost of Tri-Rail link downtown

City officials plan to re-evaluate the price tag to expand Tri-Rail to downtown Miami, Mayor Tomás Regalado said. The $69 million cost was estimated in talks among the South Florida…

Big-bus contract stalled

Big-bus contract stalled

The Miami-Dade County Commission has stalled a contract to buy more than 60 buses to add to the county’s fleet. Recently, elected officials and residents have pushed for more mass…

State OKs cutting Biscayne Boulevard lanes

State OKs cutting Biscayne Boulevard lanes

A plan to re-do Biscayne Boulevard being advanced by Miami’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has the tacit approval of the Florida Department of Transportation, though the former, not the latter,…

Funding to bring Tri-Rail downtown advances

Funding to bring Tri-Rail downtown advances

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority wants Miami-Dade County to fund about $8.3 million of the cost to bring Tri-Rail to downtown Miami. Tri-Rail is a commuter train that links…

Light rail to beach on funding track

Light rail to beach on funding track

A push to build a light-rail public transportation system between downtown Miami and Miami Beach is often brought up at local meetings. Officials want an electrically powered light-rail system to…

Miami International shines in on-time flights

Miami International shines in on-time flights

Miami International Airport ranked ninth of 20 large airports in the world for on-time performance of arriving and departing flights in 2014, according to a report released by OAG, formerly…

New Metromover fare rolls ahead

New Metromover fare rolls ahead

A Miami-Dade commission committee has approved a plan to charge Metromover passengers to ride the elevated transportation system. The 4.4-mile system that serves downtown Miami and Brickell is currently free.…

Downtown passenger rail has just one shot

Downtown passenger rail has just one shot

Plans to expand a passenger train’s service area to downtown Miami depend on obtaining $69 million in public funding within two months. The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), the…

Mayor a media star as Cuba expert

In his own quiet way, Coral Gables’ own Mayor Jim Cason is a media celebrity now that he’s receiving calls at a fast and furious pace to hear his views…

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