| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:28 PM
A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami.
A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Fearing a repeat of the pitfalls that came with building a new Flagler Memorial Bridge, the state is revamping how it plans to build the next drawbridge slated to be replaced in Palm Beach County to lessen the impact on drivers.
Construction on the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The state is stepping up its driver-education efforts after a pair of crashes involving SunRail trains last month.
First, the state Department of Transportation has rolled out electronic billboards along the 31-mile rail corridor. The eight digital...
| Jun 9, 2014
Q: There is a dangerous condition with water ponding on the Sawgrass Expressway from the Sunrise toll plaza to Atlantic Boulevard. The new top layer of pavement, which was applied separately to each lane, is joined at slightly different heights creating a...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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."...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It sure sounds wonderful: A privately funded magnetic train floating silently along from the Orange County Convention Center to Orlando International Airport.
The problem is, magnetic levitation trains are not serving the public in the U.S. anywhere...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:37 PM
It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success.
In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The first opportunity that motorists traveling east on Interstate 4 have to enter Winter Park, Amy Bradbury noted, is from he exit at Fairbanks Avenue. That means this commercial corridor is often the first impression that people have of the city when...
| 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...