| 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 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:53 AM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines.
State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Autobahn, it isn’t.
But traversing Florida’s arterial roadways might get a bit quicker under a proposal gaining steam in the Legislature to boost speed limits on highways throughout the state.
The idea is already...
| 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 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
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:...
| 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...