| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The lethal nature of crashes caused by wrong-way drivers — illustrated recently by a pair of horrific wrecks — takes a heavy toll on families and friends left to grieve their loss.
But they also carry an expensive financial price tag...
| Sep 29, 2014
I thought the article by Andy Reid reflecting on the spike in bicycle-related injuries was a well-balanced primer on the subject of bicycle transportation in Palm Beach County.
It is true that it would cost taxpayers plenty to buy easements to expand...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Long-sought regulations on Florida's commercial parasailing industry, along with a measure about crimes against unborn children, are among 32 laws that go into effect Wednesday.
Several new laws involve public-records exemptions,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami.
At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:53 AM
DEBARY — Sanford Police have confirmed that a SunRail train struck and killed a man last night, which caused delays to the train service this morning.
Officers originally said a freight train ran over the man late Thursday night.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Video showing a SunRail train using its emergency brakes last week to avoid striking a vehicle on the tracks in Orlando has been released.
The "near miss" happened near Highland Avenue and North Orange Avenue at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Florida Department of...
| Sep 22, 2014
Q: Can signs be put up warning drivers not to block the intersections of Davie Boulevard at Andrews Avenue and Southwest Fourth Avenue adjacent to the Florida East Coast Railway crossing? Rush hour traffic backs up daily because drivers get stuck in the...
| Sep 29, 2014
Q: Why are they putting toll booths on the southbound on-ramp to the Sawgrass Expressway from Pat Salerno Drive? That ramp has always been free since they built it. It will change driving patterns and more traffic will go to Sunrise Boulevard to avoid the...
| Sep 17, 2014
The intersection of Military Trail and Spanish River Boulevard will get busier now that Boca Raton City Council has approved 75 new for-sale townhouses.
And work has already started on the Spanish River Boulevard Interchange for Interstate 95.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A dump truck caught fire Wednesday afternoon on northbound Interstate 75, causing lane closures in Pembroke Pines.
The truck went ablaze around 3:25 p.m. at the Sheridan Street east exit, according to the Florida Department of Transportation website....
| Aug 9, 2014
People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time.
To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...