Mass Transit Systems

  • News

    May 7, 2009

    Wackenhut Stands up to Miami-Dade

    Security firm denies ripping off the county and fires back with a $20 million lawsuit.

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of September 30 - October 6,2004

    Confusing breastfeeding with lawyering, and getting there by bus

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Critical Mass Transit

    This Miami-Dade Transit special report is brought to you by the letters K, L, and S and by the numbers 3, 11, and 27

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004


    Stephen P. Clark Government Center

  • Best of Music

    May 13, 2004
  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Porch Patrol

    Brownsville resident Lorenzo Jones is waging a one-man war against the drug dealing across the street

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2003

    Neighborly Fashion

    Dazzling designer duds debut on Biscayne Boulevard

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Submarine Politics

    Alex Penelas learned his lesson in 1999; this year's transit-tax campaign is all below the surface

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Loud, Proud, and Out of Work

    Miami-Dade bus driver Ezell Robinson has taken issue with his bosses and his union leadership, which may explain why he's now unemployed

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    A Life in Transit

    It's not easy driving a jitney in Miami. If the county regulators don't get you, the freeloaders will.

  • Best of Miami

    May 11, 2000
  • Diversions

    May 11, 2000

    Best Ride

    ElectroWave shuttle

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Transit Blues

    Elizabeth Lanteigne has a few hundred thousand choice words for the county's public-transportation system

  • News

    August 12, 1999


    Are Buses for Bozos?

  • News

    February 25, 1999
  • News

    July 16, 1998
  • 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

    July 4, 1996
  • 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 31, 1995

    The Further Importance of Being First

    A distant voice rises in protest: one more tunnel, one last trolley, one final shot at history

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    Bin There, Done That

    Terrorists can't be tempted by Metrorail's trash cans - but what about people who just want to throw something away?

  • News

    July 26, 1994

    Drive, She Said

    What's the nicest thing about the trouble-prone new Metromover? The voice of Wendy Ruch.

  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Unreal Estate

    According to Dade County, a squalid chunk of downtown property is really a park. Try telling that to the neighbors.

  • News

    July 31, 1991