| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Central Florida's roads run red with pedestrian blood.
Nowhere in America are pedestrians at greater risk of being struck and seriously injured or killed. Nowhere are drivers more likely to suffer the life-changing split second of taking someone's...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Maybe it's a sign of the times.
Here's the new exit sign the Florida Department of Transportation was going to install on Interstate-95 in Jacksonville, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville.
Florida is misspelled ... TWICE.
In one sign.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The first Central Florida sighting of the SunRail commuter train — at least part of it — is only a few weeks away.
A rail car with all the official decals and splashes of yellow, blue and orange paint is about to depart the upstate New...
| 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:...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Declaring that Florida is not safe for pedestrians or bicyclists, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad said Tuesday that his department is changing its road design and engineering principals on the state's dangerous roads.
| Feb 14, 2013
From colleague Steve Hudak… Belle Isle’s corps of school crossing guards recently earned state recognition as the top small agency in Florida. The crossing guards, who help children make their way to and from school every day, was nominated...
| Mar 20, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — A few cities lined up Wednesday to oppose parts of a bill that would allow the state Department of Transportation to override local government land-use plans for development around the proposed SunRail train slated to run through...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:54 AM
Sun Sentinel career and workplace writer Marcia Heroux Pounds answers YOUR questions about surviving in the office, finding a job, unemployment benefits and more. To submit your question, e-mail mpounds@SunSentinel.com.
Please include your...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:28 PM
A quicker ride along Interstate 75 in Broward and Miami-Dade counties could come at the expense of endangered wood storks.
A plan to widen a 17-mile stretch of the interstate would destroy 382 acres of foraging habitat for the birds, which have...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 12:22 PM
A second top state transportation manager has quit in the wake of Gov. Rick Scott's decision to scuttle the high-speed train between Orlando and Tampa.
Kevin Thibault, who also ran Florida's Turnpike, resigned Tuesday, effective May 6. Thibault was the...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:32 AM
A man and a woman were en route to Fort Myers from a doctor's appointment in Tampa experienced car trouble in Manatee County. The couple was traveling with a hand-held safe holding $7,700 in prescription medication, reports The Bradenton Herald.