| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:44 AM
SchenkelShultz Architecture has started work on the University of Central Florida's first building dedicated to international students.
The firm's Orlando office won a contract to design the $11.2 million Global UCF Building, which is expected to meet...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 11:27 AM
A possible sinkhole has led to the closure of two lanes on a main Orange County Road, News 13 is reporting.
The small sinkhole is on Silver Star Road near Pine Hills Road.
Two eastbound lanes were closed by FDOT as a result after the sinkhole was...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Mimicking a practice called ciclovia that started in Colombia and has spread across the globe, the state will close Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando to cars and trucks for most of Sunday.
The fourth-tenths of a mile stretch will...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The public is invited to attend one of three upcoming community meetings sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, to give them a chance to review the ongoing U.S. 441 Corridor Study.
The first meeting will be held in Lake County.
| Sep 8, 2014
Q: I have not seen anything written about the danger posed driving through the new runway tunnels on U.S. 1 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on sunny days. One must drive in very bright sunlight, then under a bridge where it is...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Some days in many cities, bikes rule.
Closing roads to cars for a day for cyclists and pedestrians is popular in cities in Central and South America, Europe, India and Australia. Now the trend is catching on in the U.S., with cities such as Atlanta,...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...