| May 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On Friday, the day after SunRail's launch, I watched as joy riders crowded on trains, and eventually dispersed at the various rail stops, including Park Avenue in Winter Park, to visit, shop and gawk at neighborhoods that were seemingly inaccessible to...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
SunRail has been rolling along Metro Orlando tracks for a week now, attracting so many riders that the commuter trains often run an hour or more behind schedule.
"It's a good thing to be over capacity, but they [passengers] have to be satisfied," said...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The thousands of commuters who've so far boarded Central Florida's fledgling SunRail service have experienced its technological amenities: free WiFi, plentiful power outlets — and surveillance cameras.
The cameras are small, black domes resembling...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Dramatic video released Thursday shows just how narrowly Kristen L. Taylor escaped a train crash that demolished her new sports coupe earlier this week.
Taylor's Infiniti stalled on a railroad crossing in Maitland just before the traffic arms came...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:56 AM
It's two weeks until the start of SunRail passenger service and you still can't buy SunCard passes online.
That's right. A rail service that touts itself as a high-tech alternative to car commuting has not yet cracked the online sales code.
| May 12, 2014
Q: What's the status of fixing the S curve on A1A in Deerfield Beach?
Bob Wilkie, Deerfield Beach
A: Construction is set to begin in July 2015.
Plans call for resurfacing A1A as well as adding bike lanes and continuous sidewalks from the Broward/...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Starting Monday, the Flagler Memorial Bridge in West Palm Beach will be closed for six months.
The Florida Department of Transportation is closing the bridge as construction crews work on a section of a $94.3 million replacement bridge that is being...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future.
A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
If you want to evacuate, where should you go?
Emergency managers urge residents if possible to hunker down in their own county – at least five to 10 miles inland. If you leave, you risk getting stuck in traffic, running out of gas or being chased...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The East Las Olas Boulevard Bridge will be closed May 27-30 between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to allow crews to paint the movable span of the bridge.
According to the Florida Department of Transportation, all eastbound traffic will be detoured to Sunrise...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The Atlantic hurricane season begins Sunday and lasts until Nov. 30. This weekend you can take advantage of shopping tax free for some supplies like flashlights, batteries and weather radios.
And before the weather turns ugly, you'll want to have the...