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New cities here are inevitable, so prepare for them now

Miami-Dade lawmakers were on target two weeks ago when they aimed a study at the impact of new cities, but they woefully undershot the bull’s-eye. Instead of the planned study of how added cities could impact police…

Weekend’s traffic jam nightmare a dream for mass transit

Weekend’s traffic jam nightmare a dream for mass transit

If we needed reason to ditch our cars and climb aboard something else, the long Presidents’ Day weekend handed it to us. Unless you stayed home for five days, you…

Lower neighborhood speed limits require tougher policing

Lower neighborhood speed limits require tougher policing

As county officials work to speed traffic flow on major arteries, local officials are pulling the other way to slow traffic on residential streets. These aren’t two engines trying to…

Ferré speech at park dedication should become a legacy

Ferré speech at park dedication should become a legacy

Let us hope that a seminal message in Miami’s history will be the speech by former Mayor Maurice Ferré – one of the major forces for advancement in his city’s…

County transit closes gap to begin a ridership turnaround

County transit closes gap to begin a ridership turnaround

Good news echoes for Miami-Dade County transit: fewer riders are fleeing trains, buses and the Metromover. If that sounds like saying that your favorite team is still losing games but…

Red flags dot a bright 2019 economic horizon for Miami

Red flags dot a bright 2019 economic horizon for Miami

An economic program of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce last week pinpointed glowing pluses in Miami’s future but also raised five red flags that we shouldn’t ignore. Speakers at…

It’s well past time we all get good look at the Miami Circle

It’s well past time we all get good look at the Miami Circle

The State of Florida is about to unveil a plan for “great and exciting improvements” at the Miami Circle site it owns at the mouth of the Miami River in…

Miami, hold firm against development in our ‘Central Park’

Miami, hold firm against development in our ‘Central Park’

Very soon Miami commissioners may be handed a deal between city administrators and developers of a massive mixed-use complex that, along with a soccer stadium, would replace the city’s only…

A 1958 scrapbook illustrates today’s infrastructure gaps

A 1958 scrapbook illustrates today’s infrastructure gaps

As Greater Miami’s population mushroomed over decades, we’ve had no shortage of developers building the places where we live and work. What we’ve been woefully short of is the pivotal…

Three changes in format can move Miami-Dade forward

Three changes in format can move Miami-Dade forward

While Miami Today has called for vital mobility gains throughout 2018, we’ve also targeted potential governance gains. As we head into 2019, we offer three advances in county leadership waiting…

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