Driving on Krome Avenue is a journey through old Florida's last frontier -- a place before suburban sprawl, crippling traffic congestion, and overdevelopment choked our wonderful, incredible ecosystem.Whenever Banana Republican has to hop from North Dade to South Dade, we take the two-lane road so w ... More >>
Jeb Bush Jr. is one of the future faces of the Republican Party. He is the 29-year-old president of Bush Realty and sits on the boards of several local corporations. The youngest son of Florida's former governor is even considered a possible contender against Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia in 201 ... More >>
In May 2009, Edgar Martinez, a 37-year-old who had just moved from Miami to California, received a letter from SunPass saying he owed $25 for a toll violation. Martinez paid the citation and closed his SunPass account, thinking that would be the last he heard from the traffic agency.
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That sound dinging across the state this Sunday isn't just the litany of SunPass sensors going off on the Turnpike. It's the fists of outraged drivers pinging off the ceiling. Tolls on all state roads will rise by 25 percent this weekend -- from $1 to $1.25 -- sparking road-fee fury throughout Flori ... More >>
Pity Jorge Exposito. There, but for the grace of God, go you.
Exposito shared with us his tale of highway toll woe. He owns a SunPass transponder, which he thought was replenished. But in late April, he got a letter from a collection agency telling him he owed $691.80.
Before then, he had never ... More >>
Feel like getting super depressed and then slightly annoyed during your Thursday afternoon? Check out the artsy, four-minute mini-film the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority commissioned (presumably with your toll money) to get you to stop texting and driving.
Miami-Dade Expressway AuthorityNatacha Seijas looks out for her girl Maritiza Guiterrez.Natacha Seijas can feel good about one thing as she fights her recall. The campaign is creating work for one of her pals in a rough economy. The county commissioner's anti-recall political action committee has ... More >>
Miami-Dade Expressway AuthorityMartiza Gutierrez got $9,800 in CRA funds Man, we knew Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff could be a prickly son of gun, but his meddling in a billing issue shows he can be both petty and vindictive as well.According to a June 1 memo by former CRA Executive Direct ... More >>