| May 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On Friday, the day after SunRail's launch, I watched as joy riders crowded on trains, and eventually dispersed at the various rail stops, including Park Avenue in Winter Park, to visit, shop and gawk at neighborhoods that were seemingly inaccessible to...
| May 12, 2014
SunRail tickets will be available for sale Monday online and at station kiosks, the Florida Department of Transportation announced Sunday.
Train service remains free this week, but passengers will be charged beginning May 19.
FDOT had expected the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The easy part of improving Central Florida's most dangerous roads for pedestrians involves concrete — and officials say that time and money should bring the needed sidewalks, median islands, streetlights and crosswalks.
The tougher part:...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Public backlash over allowing billboards on public land convinced the South Florida Water Management District Tuesday to drop its controversial money-making venture.
The district, which handles flood control and leads Everglades restoration, in December...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Matthew Bogdanoff of Fort Lauderdale is the new Florida regional director for the Republican Jewish Coalition.
Working from the organization’s Boca Raton office, he’ll have the whole state as his territory. The RJC announced the hiring...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:15 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE - Get ready for a change of scenery and a slightly easier commute on U.S. 1 when some of the six new airport tunnels open — possibly within the next two months.
The real improvement will take place when all of them open, in about...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport officials are investigating whether a design flaw or procedural error was at play after five enormous concrete runway support beams crashed three stories to the ground on Saturday.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Last week: Last week we saw Tri-Rail release numbers showing that the Boca Raton Station on Yamato Road is the busiest of the 17 Tri-Rail stations in the tri-county region. The location’s proximity to Florida Atlantic University and the various...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Two unions filed a lawsuit Thursday objecting to the state's attempt to side-step an agreement from 2009 to use federally certified union signal workers in the signal construction of the $1.6 billion SunRail commuter line.
| Sep 5, 2013
The SunRail line won’t start running until next May, but in the meantime, Winter Park is gearing up for the arrival of those trains – and the passengers expected to come with it.
With a station now being built at 148 W. Morse Boulevard in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Harsh words are flying at Orlando’s main road-building agency.
Two days after being accused of violating Florida’s Government in the Sunshine law, board member Marco Pena said in a three-page memo that he is being unfairly maligned for...