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Test project shipping container home almost ready

Test project shipping container home almost ready

A test project to turn a shipping container into a tiny home on a small parcel in South Miami is near completion more than a year after Miami-Dade lawmakers narrowly…

All-free Miami-Dade transit is answer, Xavier Suarez says

All-free Miami-Dade transit is answer, Xavier Suarez says

Among attempts to regain riders on Miami-Dade transit, some, like contactless payment and monthly discounts, are here now. Others, like Transit Alliance’s redesign of the Metrobus route network, are near.…

Trolley tie to Florida International University derailed

Trolley tie to Florida International University derailed

A proposed trolley route serving unincorporated Miami-Dade between the City of Miami’s westernmost neighborhood and FIU hit a legislative snag last week when lawmakers in a county transportation committee shelved…

Atlantic Sapphire building ‘largest aquaculture facility in world’

Atlantic Sapphire building ‘largest aquaculture facility in world’

Atlantic Sapphire, an indoor salmon farming company founded in Norway nearly a decade ago, is on track to finish the first of three construction phases on a sprawling facility in…

Andreas Siegel: Consul general seeks broader knowledge of Germany

Andreas Siegel: Consul general seeks broader knowledge of Germany

Growing up half a mile from the Berlin Wall in the 1960s, Andreas Siegel was exposed to a variety of global perspectives. He watched East German television, listened to American…

New trolley link for Florida International University

New trolley link for Florida International University

A trolley proposed beyond city limits could be a crucial link among the city of Miami’s westernmost neighborhood, Florida International University (FIU) and, through their respective connections, nearly every corner…

At Miami International Airport, Sola flying solo on upgrades

At Miami International Airport, Sola flying solo on upgrades

Five months after giving the OK to a $5 billion plan to improve Miami International Airport (MIA) through 2035, Miami-Dade lawmakers have opted to cut themselves out of the loop…

Repairs due in 2020 for falling Metromover concrete chunks

Repairs due in 2020 for falling Metromover concrete chunks

Two projects to fix unstable concrete on the Brickell and Omni loops of the Metromover totaling about $5 million will start next year, as Miami-Dade lawmakers Dec. 3 OK’d an…

Are electric buses due to replace Metrobuses too soon or too late?

Are electric buses due to replace Metrobuses too soon or too late?

Talks last week over a report that found Transportation Director Alice Bravo’s mishandling of a bus order delayed replacing aging Metrobuses led to discord among Miami-Dade commissioners and staff about…

Miami-Dade looks to build freight ties with Brazil, Paraguay

Miami-Dade looks to build freight ties with Brazil, Paraguay

Brazil is by far Miami-Dade’s top trade partner, and Paraguay has long had freight ties. But Commissioner Javier Souto, Aviation Director Lester Sola and PortMiami Director Juan Kuryla point to…

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