| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
MOUNT DORA — Bicyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and quieter route through downtown Mount Dora by the end of summer after the city transforms one side of Tremain Street into a greenway.
The Mount Dora City Council recently awarded a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The SunRail commuter train, which starts picking up paying passengers May 1, has sold more than 6,500 passes and is offering a free round-trip ticket to anyone who buys a pass next week at two downtown Orlando office towers.
SunRail intends to sell 10,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Q: I own a hybrid and I drive Interstate 95. How can I register to receive a decal to drive in the express lanes? Glad to hear the express lanes are coming north into Broward County.
Bev Baran, Coconut Creek
You can register for the 95 Express decal...
| Jan 20, 2014
Q: In the 10 years I've lived here, there have been dozens of crashes at the intersection of Shotgun Road and 14th Street. For some reason, eastbound 14th Street traffic has a separate left turn lane and turn arrow. Westbound 14th does not have a left...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:26 AM
This is the year that transportation in Metro Orlando fundamentally changes.
By May, the region is supposed to get its first commuter train, the $1.2 billion SunRail system that will link DeBary in Volusia County with downtown Orlando and Sand Lake Road...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:39 AM
County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs, a Democratic primary candidate for state representative, joined several of her party’s leaders last weekend in bashing Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
Here's one of her claims: “It’s interesting to watch...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines.
State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Q: Beautiful palm trees and plants are being planted at the interchange of Interstates 95 and 595. If a hurricane hits South Florida, what is the plan to quickly clear the trees and restore access to the roads?
Lilli Bourque, Plantation
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel
10:50 a.m. EST, January 7, 2014
State Rep. Steve Precourt, R-Orlando, will be the next director of Orlando's toll-road agency thanks to a contentious 3-2 vote of the authority board this morning.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Autobahn, it isn’t.
But traversing Florida’s arterial roadways might get a bit quicker under a proposal gaining steam in the Legislature to boost speed limits on highways throughout the state.
The idea is already...
| Dec 16, 2013
Q: When will the new lights be turned on for Interstate 595? All at once or in segments?
Martin Steinberg, Davie
A: I-595 Express, the concessionaire that will maintain and operate the highway until 2044, would like to turn the lights on all at once...