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Adaptive signal system cutting mobility times in county

More Metrobuses and drivers are zipping past green lights as the Department of Transportation and Public Works meets its goal of launching 300 adaptive signals in Miami-Dade’s 10 busiest corridors.…

County may outsource two more low-ridership bus routes

Miami-Dade is considering two additions to its list of 20 low-ridership bus routes being outsourced through a private contract. “There’s only one or two places we’re exploring to do that,”…

County expects 300 new CNG buses to be rolling next year

Public transit commuters are hopping onto a smoother ride as the county swaps out old Metrobuses for 130 buses in a compressed natural gas fleet this year. About 40 more…

Gables to ask county to scale down transit-oriented towers

Members of the Coral Gables city commission and city staff are planning to ask Miami-Dade County to consider downsizing a massive upcoming development popularly known as Douglas Station. The plan…

Downtown plans to position Miami nationally as innovation center

To lure tech firms, the Downtown Development Authority on Friday unveiled plans to position Miami as an innovation center, a campaign modeled on its 2013 push to add financial service…

Miami OKs six-month pilot program for motorized scooter sharing

Motorized scooters are getting a second chance in the City of Miami, but the vendors will have only a short time to prove themselves under strict new rules. The city…

In city-county control battle, parking citation costs may rise

Coral Gables’ move to extricate its parking citation system from the uniform Miami-Dade system could lead to other cities trying to do the same, Commissioner Sally Heyman says, adding that…

Divvying up of transit tax has some crying ‘discrimination’

Nearly half of Miami-Dade’s residents have for almost two decades been cheated out of potential services funded by the county’s half-percent transit tax, several county commissioners say, pointing to millions…

New York Life Real Estate Investors buy famed tower

In a major purchase in the Brickell area, New York Life Real Estate Investors has bought Brickell City Tower “on behalf of an institutional client” from Banyan Street Capital LLC.…

Bus express service to link Miami Beach, Golden Glades

The Miami-Dade County Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan is riding closer to establishing one of the nine Bus Express Rapid Transit (BERT) routes that connect Miami Beach to…

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