Ground Passenger Transportation

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Meet the Cab Drivers Who Want Uber and Lyft in Miami

    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 >>

  • News

    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Uber Recruits Udonis Haslem, but Fight to Enter Miami Is Dead for Now

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Why Taxi Drivers Don't Want Uber in Miami

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Trolley System Coming to Miami

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    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 >>

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    Route 102/Route B

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004


    Stephen P. Clark Government Center

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    A Cabbie's Crusade

    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.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Calling All Cabbies

    Battered by a corrupt industry, Miami's independent taxi drivers consider unionizing.

  • News

    August 12, 1999


    Are Buses for Bozos?

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    Token Ridership

    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.

  • News

    January 4, 1996

    Fare Trade

    Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine

  • News

    August 21, 1991

    Quite a Stretch

    When is a taxi not a taxi? When it's a limousine. And when is a limo legal? Not very often.