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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 Virgin Trains USA and construction of…

New Flagler ‘Festival Street’ design adds $10 million to cost

New Flagler ‘Festival Street’ design adds $10 million to cost

Prospects for the Flagler Street renovation – which has dragged on several years – are suddenly brighter, as leaders of Miami-Dade County, Miami, and the Downtown Development Authority pledged to…

Key Biscayne drops suit of Miami over Virginia Key

Key Biscayne drops suit of Miami over Virginia Key

A 3-year-old lawsuit between the Village of Key Biscayne and the City of Miami about uses on Virginia Key is history. On May 11, an attorney for Key Biscayne filed…

Texting while driving ban may extend to bikes, skateboards, mopeds

Texting while driving ban may extend to bikes, skateboards, mopeds

Efforts to reduce texting while driving in Miami-Dade County are extending to young people riding bicycles, skateboards, hoverboards, mopeds and other similar vehicles. County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution this…

Miami to seek $34 million Hurricane Irma repayment

Miami to seek $34 million Hurricane Irma repayment

Most people agree that Hurricane Irma walloped the City of Miami last September, but it could have been so much worse. City officials and elected leaders have used words like…

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County assuming control of Miami Intermodal Center

Miami-Dade County will assume control the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC), a multi-million dollar transportation hub adjacent to Miami International Airport currently owned and operated by the Florida Department of Transportation.…

City of Miami swap of its riverfront office tower moves ahead

City of Miami swap of its riverfront office tower moves ahead

A high-value deal to build new City of Miami offices and open up riverfront for a three-tower private development could go to city voters in November. The city charter requires…

County pitches Miami Marlins court winnings (if any) for transit

County pitches Miami Marlins court winnings (if any) for transit

Any available funds that the county claws back from the Miami Marlins in an ongoing lawsuit over the team’s stadium contract should be allocated to the county’s planned six-corridor transit…

Compromise near on lockdowns of Brickell Avenue Bridge

Compromise near on lockdowns of Brickell Avenue Bridge

After years of wrangling, a temporary compromise seems near on lockdowns of the Brickell Avenue Bridge over the Miami River. Miami’s Downtown Development Authority has been at loggerheads with the…

County spending money it doesn’t have, Mayor Giménez warns

County spending money it doesn’t have, Mayor Giménez warns

With an anticipated increase in the Homestead Exemption come November and declining property tax roll growth countywide, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez on Tuesday issued a memo to commissioners telling…

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