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Florida Department of Transportation

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  • Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys

    Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys
    MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
  • Changing mindsets of drivers, pedestrians may be tough

    Changing mindsets of drivers, pedestrians may be tough
    The easy part of improving Central Florida's most dangerous roads for pedestrians involves concrete — and officials say that time and money should bring the needed sidewalks, median islands, streetlights and crosswalks. The tougher part:...
  • When should you take keys from elderly drivers?

    When should you take keys from elderly drivers?
    Angelo and Mary Virgona left their Apopka home for Orlando armed with a map, a GPS and a cellphone. More than 30 hours later, 91-year-old Virgona and his wife, who is 88, pulled into a gas station 150 miles away, disoriented, hungry and tired. Tollbooth...
  • Walking our roads could kill you

    Walking our roads could kill you
    Central Florida's roads run red with pedestrian blood. Nowhere in America are pedestrians at greater risk of being struck and seriously injured or killed. Nowhere are drivers more likely to suffer the life-changing split second of taking someone's...
  • Oops: 'Flordia' misspelling makes it to I-95 sign

    Maybe it's a sign of the times. Here's the new exit sign the Florida Department of Transportation was going to install on Interstate-95 in Jacksonville, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville. Florida is misspelled ... TWICE. In one sign. It's...
  • Belle Isle’s school crossing guards win state honor

     
    From colleague Steve Hudak… Belle Isle’s corps of school crossing guards recently earned state recognition as the top small agency in Florida. The crossing guards, who help children make their way to and from school every day, was nominated...
  • Cities oppose DOT bill that allows SunRail development

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A few cities lined up Wednesday to oppose parts of a bill that would allow the state Department of Transportation to override local government land-use plans for development around the proposed SunRail train slated to run through...
  • 1st SunRail car soon on its way to Sanford

    The first Central Florida sighting of the SunRail commuter train — at least part of it — is only a few weeks away. A rail car with all the official decals and splashes of yellow, blue and orange paint is about to depart the upstate New...
  • 4 cities plan to offer 'FlexBus' service at SunRail stations without Lynx

    4 cities plan to offer 'FlexBus' service at SunRail stations without Lynx
    After a falling out with Lynx, four Central Florida cities plan to put together their own on-demand shuttle service to take passengers to and from SunRail stations. City officials in Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Casselberry and Longwood have agreed to...
  • Airport tunnels to make navigating U.S. 1 easier

    Airport tunnels to make navigating U.S. 1 easier
    FORT LAUDERDALE - Get ready for a change of scenery and a slightly easier commute on U.S. 1 when some of the six new airport tunnels open — possibly within the next two months. The real improvement will take place when all of them open, in about...
  • Public pressure kills water district's billboards push

    Public pressure kills water district's billboards push
    Public backlash over allowing billboards on public land convinced the South Florida Water Management District Tuesday to drop its controversial money-making venture. The district, which handles flood control and leads Everglades restoration, in December...