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Miami-Dade County, transit union divisions deepen

To say that Miami-Dade County’s relationship with union members who staff its transportation department is strained would be an understatement. According to a fiery letter Transport Workers Union Local 291 President Jeffrey Mitchell sent to county lawmakers,…

Iconic Miami Beach welcome sign may become LED display

Iconic Miami Beach welcome sign may become LED display

The iconic Miami Beach entrance sign on the Julia Tuttle Causeway could be seeing significant changes in 2019. Jim Morrison Productions, the company behind many of the lighting designs and…

Deep examination of the future for Miami River

Deep examination of the future for Miami River

A new committee is taking shape to consider the further mission of the Miami River Commission. The idea for self-appraisal and planning came in December from Horacio Stuart Aguirre, chairman…

Florida plans improved public riverwalk under 836 in Miami

Florida plans improved public riverwalk under 836 in Miami

State highway officials now intend to include an improved public riverwalk under a highway overpass slated for a major upgrade, Miami River Commission members were pleased to learn Monday. Fresh…

Miami-Dade emergency fund going to expand ShotSpotters

Miami-Dade emergency fund going to expand ShotSpotters

Money that would have been used to compensate for broadened homestead exemptions in Miami-Dade will now fund an expansion to the county’s ShotSpotters program to pinpoint gunfire in high-frequency areas.…

Downtown Development Authority to help fund Underdeck under I-395

Downtown Development Authority to help fund Underdeck under I-395

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted Friday to commit $50,000 to the development of the open space under I-395 as the Underdeck, a linear park that is meant to…

After Brightline deal, Virgin Group gets seaport terminal OK too

After Brightline deal, Virgin Group gets seaport terminal OK too

If all goes as planned, 2021 will prove huge for South Florida and British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, as both a high-speed train extension connecting Miami to Orlando on…

Miami to rename Museum Park for Maurice Ferré

Miami to rename Museum Park for Maurice Ferré

One of the City of Miami’s waterfront parks is being renamed in honor of long-time mayor and community leader Maurice Ferré. The Miami City Commission has begun the process to…

Miami Yacht Show gets land use OK, funds baywalk

Miami Yacht Show gets land use OK, funds baywalk

Miami city commissioners have approved a revocable license with Yachting Promotions Inc., the operator of the Miami Yacht Show, to use city-owned submerged lands between the MacArthur and Venetian causeways.…

New Flagler Street civil courthouse meets ‘significant cost inflation’

New Flagler Street civil courthouse meets ‘significant cost inflation’

A new Flagler Street civil courthouse that county commissioners OK’d in July has run into “significant cost inflation” due to costlier construction materials, higher interest rates and need for a…

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