In the months since Uber and Lyft have set up shop in Miami and sparked a war of fines and impounded cars with the county commission, the battle lines have seemed fairly obvious. Commissioners -- backed by a powerful union of cab owners and medallion-holders -- oppose changing regulations to let in ... More >>
Despite an aggressive push in Tallahassee, car service app Uber's hopes to enter the Miami market are on the back burner once again. A bill that would prohibit local governments from placing restrictions on chauffeured car services has now been amended so that it affects only Hillsborough County. ... More >>
Ashton Kutcher made an unplanned cameo during a Florida Senate Transportation Committee meeting two weeks ago. Uber representatives presented a clip of the Two and Half Men star and Uber investor on Jimmy Kimmel Live blasting Miami for not changing longstanding laws to accommodate the upstart car se ... More >>
Miami has a reputation as a big sprawling city with little in the way of public transportation. A proposed new trolley system may change that, somewhat, someday, supposedly. According to Open Media Miami, the City Commission voted last week to allow City Manager Johnny Martinez to start contract ... More >>
Mayor Alvarez's state of the county address read like a high-priced wish list. [SFBJ]Charlie Crist Barack Obama = BFF 4eva. [CBS4]John P. "Jack" Seiler is the new mayor of Fort Lauderdale. [CBS4]What is it with the children of former police chiefs? Rolando Bolaños Jr., son of former Hialeah Polic ... More >>
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Stephen P. Clark Government Center
Javier Peña is a maverick cabbie on a mission to turn the notorious Miami taxi industry into a respectable profession. So far he's been threatened, shot at, fined, and fired. In other words, he's making progress.
Battered by a corrupt industry, Miami's independent taxi drivers consider unionizing.
Are Buses for Bozos?
Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.
Metrobus is Dade's most effective public transportation. But when it comes to funding, the bus system and its patrons always get taken for a ride.
Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine
When is a taxi not a taxi? When it's a limousine. And when is a limo legal? Not very often.