| 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,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
When the Florida Department of Transportation was gearing up to launch the SunRail commuter rail line, Dori Stone noted, the state agency contacted the city of Winter Park and wanted to know something.
“They asked us, ‘Hey, would you like to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Taking a walk through downtown Winter Park several years ago, Diane Gillett Boswell first noticed them: the magnificent tabebuia trees that blossom in Central Park every spring.
“On a beautiful spring day in Winter Park at the golf course, I saw...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:12 PM
A man was hit and killed by a SunRail train near Sanford station Thursday night, but his body was not found until a passing freight-train conductor noticed it Friday morning, Sanford police said.
This is the first death caused by a SunRail train since...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...