| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The arrival of SunRail has been hailed by Winter Park’s businesses and political leaders as a real boon to the city’s economy, bringing newcomers to the city and making the Winter Park train station the number one stop along the route.
| 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 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SunRail has transformed some once-sleepy train stations into hives of activity during the morning and evening rush hours.
Maitland isn't one of those.
According to July ridership numbers from SunRail, the Maitland station had 3,172 passengers, the...
| Aug 25, 2014
Q: Can you help explain why the HOV lane hours on Interstate 95 are only from 7 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. With longer work hours and longer commutes in South Florida, it makes sense to extend the hours. In other metro areas around the country, the...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...