| 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 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Next week, the Florida Department of Transportation will be holding a public information meeting to explain ongoing plans for an upcoming highway resurfacing project.
The meeting is Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 5-7 p.m. in the E.L. Puryear building at...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:37 PM
It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success.
In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open?
Bernie Conti, Davie
A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Three months after SunRail trains started running, the Florida Department of Transportation is still working on a mobile app and website data to give riders better access to schedule information.
SunRail launched May 1 to large crowds, serving a...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project?
I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
All aboard, Florida? Not exactly.
It seems every time the folks from All Aboard Florida unveil pretty drawings of a shiny new station, another organized group sprouts to oppose the proposed Miami-to-Orlando rail service.
It happened again last week....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A video released this week shows the seconds before a SunRail train plowed into the back of a sports-utility vehicle that stopped too close to the train tracks in downtown Orlando last month.
This marked the third SunRail crash involving a train and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:38 AM
A new SunRail video captures the seconds leading up to a crash involving one of its trains and a red SUV that was partially sitting on the tracks, according to ClickOrlando.com.
Two people inside the SUV escaped injury when the train struck them on June...
| Jul 7, 2014
Q: Are the HOV requirements still suspended on Interstate 95 in south Broward? The signs are still up in places north of Ives Dairy Road and no one knows whether they can move into the HOV lane at rush hour. When will the newest section of express lanes...