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County pumps $45 million into truck fuel system it rejected

Miami-Dade commissioners agreed Tuesday to spend $45.76 million on diesel garbage trucks and asked Deputy Mayor Alina Hudak to come back in a year for an update on the contract.…

Key Biscayne may get plan for pilot trolley system

Key Biscayne’s trolley service is still in the developmental stages, months after a resolution to approve the use of transit surtax funds by the village to run its own trolleys…

South Miami gets OK for circulator buses

County commissioners Tuesday approved an agreement with South Miami for city-circulator services between Miami-Dade and the City of South Miami through the Department of Transportation and Public Works. According to…

Pilot striping downtown to separate transit modes

Striping will begin soon to create separate transit, pedestrian, bike and car lanes on First Street from Biscayne Boulevard to Southwest Second Avenue downtown, but it will be a pilot…

Tri-Rail downtown likely in first quarter of 2018

Tri-Rail’s arrival to the Miami Central Station has been slightly delayed but is still firmly on track, said Jack Stephens, executive director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Tri-Rail’s…

Miami-Dade looks for more state mosquito control funds

Miami-Dade County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the administration to seek grants from the Florida Department of Health providing domestic mosquito control for fiscal 2017-2018 through 2021-2022. The legislation by the…

Miami-Dade urges sanctions against Venezuelan officials

Miami-Dade County commissioners on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump, Congress and applicable federal agencies to impose sanctions against on officials of Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuelan government as well as governments of…

Solar paneled roadways in Miami in $5 million prize race

Miami Commissioner Ken Russell announced today that a pilot project to use solar bike lanes to power nearby affordable housing in Miami was selected to participate in the US Department…

Supreme Court ruling favors Miami’s case

In a 5-3 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled today that cities have standing under the Fair Housing Act to sue banks that employ discriminatory lending practices. This ruling opens…

Miami takes first step against Styrofoam

City of Miami commissioners have taken the first step in a plan to reduce the use of polystyrene foam products. Commissioners on April 27 approved the first reading of an…

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