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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Two weeks before SunRail starts and still no online passes available

    Two weeks before SunRail starts and still no online passes available
    It's two weeks until the start of SunRail passenger serviceĀ 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 hasĀ not yet cracked the online sales code. As my...
  • SunRail crash video: Dramatic accident caught on camera

    SunRail crash video: Dramatic accident caught on camera
    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...
  • FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes

    FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes
    Barbara Calabrese has seen plenty of bad driving around railroad crossings. Much of it she describes as "just stupid." "My feeling is people are comfortable stopping on the tracks," said Calabrese, a Maitland resident. "And they shouldn't be. Never."...
  • SunRail tickets go on sale Monday

    SunRail tickets go on sale Monday
    SunRail tickets will be available for sale Monday online and at station kiosks, the Florida Department of Transportation announced Sunday. Train service remains free this week, but passengers will be charged beginning May 19. FDOT had expected the...
  • Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes

    Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes
    The state is moving forward with a high-tech plan to prevent wrong-way crashes on portions of Florida's Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway. Solar-powered, flashing signs that warn wrong-way drivers and also alert authorities to their presence will...
  • A1A curve in Deerfield to be fixed in 2015

    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/...
  • Flagler Bridge closing for six months

    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...
  • New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon

    New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon
    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...
  • It's time to extend Sawgrass Expressway to I-95

    Why does the Sawgrass Expressway end so abruptly — and illogically — before it meets Interstate 95 in Deerfield Beach? Because that's what small-minded political leaders and community obstructionists wanted when the highway was built a...
  • Florida transportation authorities warn of fraudulent toll notice

    Florida transportation authorities warn of fraudulent toll notice
    Florida transportation officials are warning residents about a letter that says they owe unpaid tolls and that appears to be sent from what the state is calling a "fictitious business entity." The letter says it's a communication from a debt...
  • Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando

    Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando
    Taking a high-speed train is one way to travel between Miami and Orlando. But there could be other options like hiking and biking. As All Aboard Florida prepares to provide passenger service on the Florida East Coast Railroad, there's a growing push...