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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • FDOT offers fans way to prepare for bowl traffic

     
    FDOT offers fans way to prepare for bowl traffic...
  • Hackman incident shows need for bike helmets

     
    ?? One of the Crime & Safety blog's favorite actors avoided serious injury after the Florida Highway Patrol says his bicycle??was??struck by a truck in the Florida Keys. Gene Hackman, 81,??was taken to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on??Friday, Jan. 13,...
  • Seminole has top school crossing guard program

     
    The Seminole County Sheriff's Office has been honored for the way it helps protect kids on their way to and from school. The Florida Department of Transportation says Seminole has the best school crossing guard program in the state and has named it...
  • Wekiva Parkway deal still not signed; officials say not to worry, though

     
    Staff writer Dan Tracy just filed this report: What seems like a done deal almost never is when it comes to the $1.66 billion Wekiva Parkway. Last month, the Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority approved an agreement with the state to build the most...
  • Mica takes to I-4 rest stop to tout transportation bill

     
    Dan Tracy just filed this report: LONGWOOD – Give U.S. Rep.  John Mica, R-Winter Park, credit for picking an unusual spot for a press conference. He fielded questions today from the news media next to Interstate 4 at the westbound rest stop just...
  • Scott: Port expansion sends a message, SunRail still on hold

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Last week, Gov. Rick Scott deep-sixed the $2.7 billion high-speed rail line between Orlando and Tampa. This week, he took his first tour of the Florida Department of Transportation, the agency that has worked on the project for years,...
  • Scott’s SunRail freeze becomes leverage with Florida Legislature

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is delaying a final decision about whether to let the $1.2 billion SunRail commuter train in Central Florida move forward until mid-summer, long after the 60-day legislative session ends. The governor has kept $235...
  • Rocky’s Replay delivers in new home

     
    Rocky's Replay returns, with beer and smoking inside again....
  • Scott’s SunRail delay costs taxpayers $5 million

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott announced two weeks ago he was delaying the $1.2 billion SunRail project at least until the summer to take “additional time for a review of the costs and public concerns about this project.” His office...
  • Scott names new transportation chief – finally

     
    It took him more than four months, but Gov. Rick Scott has finally named a new secretary of transportation. He chose Ananth Prasad,  a guy who's been with DOT for most of the last 20 years. Prasad was one of three candidates advanced in February by the...
  • A Q&A with Gov. Rick Scott on his SunRail decision

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Facing a June deadline to make a decision on whether to allow construction contracts to go forward, Gov. Rick Scott has only a few weeks to decide the fate of Central Florida’s $1.2 billion SunRail commuter-rail line, as tea...