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Railway deal is like stadium: no runs, no hits, lots of errors

Ten years after the $3 billion Marlins Stadium fiasco, you’d think county commissioners had rethought public-private projects. You’d think they’d leave time to probe long before a vote. You’d think they’d study carefully and debate. You’d think they’d clarify…

Let new cities and a big-picture county hall flourish together

Let new cities and a big-picture county hall flourish together

Miami-Dade commissioners stepped backward last week when they refused to let a large southern chunk of the county vote whether to form a city. The obvious misstep was blocking a…

High-flying golf course development hits county turbulence

High-flying golf course development hits county turbulence

A full year after a high-power group sought the City of Miami’s only golf course beside Miami International Airport for a vast office, retail and hotel complex including a soccer…

Miami protects Olympia, but county stumbles over monorail

Miami protects Olympia, but county stumbles over monorail

Unsolicited proposals that weren’t ready for prime time got polar opposite government response last week. Miami city commissioners wisely bypassed a glittering offer, but the county couldn’t resist lures dangled…

With taxes rising elsewhere, downtown can add to its gains

With taxes rising elsewhere, downtown can add to its gains

Give credit where it’s due to Miami’s Downtown Development Authority for consistent, successful focus on enticing niche financial operations to Miami, adding high-income jobs, ultra-high-income residents, and large-scale economic clout.…

Take three vital steps to ensure safety of Metrorail riders

Take three vital steps to ensure safety of Metrorail riders

A shocking independent report that Miami Today detailed last week points toward worse, less safe rides on Miami-Dade’s Metrorail in the next few years even while 136 new cars from…

How new transit zone could reshape the core of downtown

How new transit zone could reshape the core of downtown

We’ve been handed a great opportunity to remake the county’s center of government operations along Flagler Street downtown. It’s one of those can’t-miss chances – if it’s properly thought out.…

Rule in dealing with government: ‘Don’t be afraid to say it’

Rule in dealing with government: ‘Don’t be afraid to say it’

Meetings that began at 8:30 a.m. Thursday were winding down about 5 o’clock when, near the end of a panel discussion of mayors, Juan Carlos Bermudez gave those among nearly…

Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater

Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater

One of Miami’s best dramas is a play for control now hidden behind the curtain of the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami.…

Flesh out new entrepreneurship study before we live by it

Flesh out new entrepreneurship study before we live by it

An entrepreneurship study calls for Miami to shift focus from aiding a flood of business startups to instead helping to expand those in six key industries that already total 50…

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