Today’s Headlines

  • Anthony Foxx: Durham-Orange Light Vital to Economy (WNCN)
  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce Rewrites Strategic Plan, Includes Transit (The Tennessean)
  • Miami an Example of the Future of Geography as Rising Sea Levels Claim Shoreline (Grist)
  • Dense, Walkable Neighborhoods Key to Fighting Miami Obesity Epidemic (Miami Herald)
  • Georgia Transpo Funding Package Missing From Legislative Calendar (AJC)
  • Atlanta Streetcar Operations to Cost 50 Percent More Than Projected, Farebox Recovery 20 Percent (AJC)
  • Poll Favors Beltline Paying Millions to Atlanta Public Schools in Funding Showdown (AJC)
  • Grow America Bus Tour Stops in North Carolina Thursday (The Hill)

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Miami Mayor’s Economic Fix: Build America’s Biggest, Tackiest Mall

“The American Dream Miami” mall and retail complex would include an indoor ski slope, a Legoland, and sea lions. Image: Miami Herald Forget what you’ve heard about the death of American shopping malls. Yesterday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez unveiled plans for a 200-acre megamall complete with ”submarines, a Legoland, sea lions and an artificial ski slope.” “American Dream Miami,” as [...]