Saul Frances

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    August 8, 2013
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    April 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Pay the Meter and You'll Still Get Towed at This Private Miami Beach Lot

    There's a new twist to the ol' South Beach towing racket. At 17th Street and Lennox Avenue, just north of Lincoln Road, there's a parking lot that looks identical to scores of other nearby city-run lots. To pay, there's an electronic meter, just like all the city meters scattered around.But here's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Miami Beach Launching Car Sharing Service on Tuesday

    ‚ÄčIt's a slippery slope down the path of transportation socialism, ain't it? First it starts with public buses, then the City of Miami Beach got a taste of bike sharing with DecoBike, and now the city is about to launch a car sharing service. The city has partnered with Hertz on Demand, and residen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008

    Political Contracting 101

    Today the Banana Republican is going to drop some knowledge about the way local government conducts business in south Florida. Tomorrow, April 16, the Miami Beach City Commission will decide whether or not to retain the company that has been operating the municipality’s public parking garages for ... More >>

  • 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.