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Scooter fees geared for bike paths face detours

Miami’s electric scooter pilot program was geared to generating funds for bicycle paths. But in the city’s financial strain because of Covid-19, some commissioners are balking at allocating about $1 million the city has collected from…

Miami-Dade Aviation refunding bonds to save $43 million

Miami-Dade Aviation refunding bonds to save $43 million

In a move that will save nearly $43 million, Miami-Dade lawmakers last week OK’d a massive flight of aviation revenue refunding bonds to repay bonds issued a decade ago. The…

Miami cuts richer ad kiosks deal, excludes Bayfront Park

Miami cuts richer ad kiosks deal, excludes Bayfront Park

A deal between the City of Miami and a firm that will install interactive smart kiosks on city sidewalks was OK’d last week after the city administration negotiated more favorable…

Call for more accurate Covid-19 test overblown, Giménez says

Call for more accurate Covid-19 test overblown, Giménez says

Calls for greater and more accurate Covid-19 testing in Miami-Dade are “overblown,” said Mayor Carlos Giménez, who argued Monday – hours before releasing plans to reopen public spaces countywide –…

Processing small business loan program should get smoother

Processing small business loan program should get smoother

  While the distribution of government aid to small businesses has been cumbersome in Florida, the process should be running more smoothly in the coming days, said the top executive…

Miami looks at trolley reorganization after coronavirus siege lifts

Miami looks at trolley reorganization after coronavirus siege lifts

  The reworking of the countywide transportation network is in its third phase, and the City of Miami administration has weighed in on the proposed realignment of its trolley system,…

Coronavirus impact to batter Miami’s $69 million reserves

Coronavirus impact to batter Miami’s $69 million reserves

  The City of Miami held a virtual emergency special meeting last week, with elected officials discussing the city’s efforts to grapple with the novel coronavirus. As they deliberated over…

School laptops fill a makeshift gap in Census efforts

School laptops fill a makeshift gap in Census efforts

Miami-Dade’s efforts to count all residents in the ongoing Census are moving forward despite coronavirus-related difficulties, although adjustments are necessary to compensate for resources no longer available, local and regional…

Redistricting aid to usher in Miami-Dade County sea change

Redistricting aid to usher in Miami-Dade County sea change

The 2020 Census will prompt many changes throughout the country, at both national and local levels. Among them is a remapping of Miami-Dade’s 13 commission districts, and the county is…

Complex Miami Riverside plan criticized but advances

Complex Miami Riverside plan criticized but advances

The ambitious plan to provide the City of Miami with a new government administrative building near the current Miami Riverside Center on the Miami River has taken a step forward.…

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