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Take three vital steps to ensure safety of Metrorail riders

Take three vital steps to ensure safety of Metrorail riders

A shocking independent report that Miami Today detailed last week points toward worse, less safe rides on Miami-Dade’s Metrorail in the next few years even while 136 new cars from…

How new transit zone could reshape the core of downtown

How new transit zone could reshape the core of downtown

We’ve been handed a great opportunity to remake the county’s center of government operations along Flagler Street downtown. It’s one of those can’t-miss chances – if it’s properly thought out.…

Rule in dealing with government: ‘Don’t be afraid to say it’

Rule in dealing with government: ‘Don’t be afraid to say it’

Meetings that began at 8:30 a.m. Thursday were winding down about 5 o’clock when, near the end of a panel discussion of mayors, Juan Carlos Bermudez gave those among nearly…

Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater

Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater

One of Miami’s best dramas is a play for control now hidden behind the curtain of the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami.…

Flesh out new entrepreneurship study before we live by it

Flesh out new entrepreneurship study before we live by it

An entrepreneurship study calls for Miami to shift focus from aiding a flood of business startups to instead helping to expand those in six key industries that already total 50…

There’s no Best of Miami honor for hampering economy

There’s no Best of Miami honor for hampering economy

There’s no Best of Miami honor for obstructing economy The Best of Miami edition you’re reading stems from our tradition of highlighting people and organizations that are making a difference…

Leave foreign policy to Washington, protect Miami’s assets

Leave foreign policy to Washington, protect Miami’s assets

Miami doesn’t need a foreign policy. Our federal government alone is allowed to set policy for dealings abroad. Yet city commissioners are talking of establishing their own. The multi-layer question…

Governor didn’t get sucked into plastic straw protection

Governor didn’t get sucked into plastic straw protection

Gov. Ron DeSantis advanced both cleaner environment and more rational government last week when he vetoed legislation to clamp a state chokehold on local regulation of plastic drinking straws. A…

Failed bill to pry into campus minds was politically incorrect

Failed bill to pry into campus minds was politically incorrect

The Senate last week resisted one of the worst ideas ever to taint Florida’s Legislature as one senator gravely warned colleagues that a misbegotten probe of the personal viewpoints of…

Florida shoots itself in the foot by not fully funding tourism

Florida shoots itself in the foot by not fully funding tourism

The end of Florida’s legislative session this week might also lead toward the end of the public-private venture created to add state tourism. In the land of sun, sand and…

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