A rendering of a proposed station for a "rapid transit" bus system in South Dade. The administration of Mayor Carlos Gimenez has proposed a $300 million upgrade of the bus system along the county's only dedicated highway for buses, prompting protests from some elected representatives in the area who want Metrorail extended to the region.
A rendering of a proposed station for a "rapid transit" bus system in South Dade. The administration of Mayor Carlos Gimenez has proposed a $300 million upgrade of the bus system along the county's only dedicated highway for buses, prompting protests from some elected representatives in the area who want Metrorail extended to the region. Miami-Dade County
A rendering of a proposed station for a "rapid transit" bus system in South Dade. The administration of Mayor Carlos Gimenez has proposed a $300 million upgrade of the bus system along the county's only dedicated highway for buses, prompting protests from some elected representatives in the area who want Metrorail extended to the region. Miami-Dade County

South Miami-Dade leaders are right: If they settle for buses, they’ll never get rail

July 06, 2018 12:49 PM

Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.