| Jun 23, 2014
Q: Signs say the completion date for the Kingfisher Waterway Bridge is now summer of 2014. It appears no actual work has taken place for some time and I'm wondering whether the already extended completion date from the spring is realistic and why 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...