| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The state's most ambitious recreation trail will take in Atlantic surf and rocket launches; manatees and springs; SunRail trains; Florida-style mountains; remote forests and charming towns; and the Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg.
About 75 percent of...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The signs on the Interstate 595 warning gates say: "Do Not Enter."
But that hasn't stopped drivers from plowing into the gates 105 times since March 26, when the new reversible express lanes opened, state records show.
The 9.5-mile stretch of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:40 PM
A Polk County man was killed Tuesday after the Harley-Davidson motorcycle he was riding while not wearing a helmet crashed into a Pontiac Vibe that pulled into his path on Cypress Parkway near Kissimmee, deputies said.
Robert Lee Heery, 60, of Winter...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:35 PM
A Coca-Cola tractor trailer jackknifed Friday afternoon, causing major delays in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Broward.
The accident happened at 3:15 p.m. just north of Sheridan Street, according to the Florida Department of Transportation...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Some residents claim Hollywood Boulevard has become a speedway, with cars barreling to and from the beach.
City Hall has a possible solution: Two roundabouts, at 11th and 15th avenues, that would force traffic to slow down. There is also talk of...