| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:37 PM
State Attorney Jeff Ashton intends to investigate a complaint that three board members of Orlando's road-building agency may have broken the law by privately plotting to oust Executive Director Max Crumit from the job he held for nearly two years.
| 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...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:26 AM
This is the year that transportation in Metro Orlando fundamentally changes.
By May, the region is supposed to get its first commuter train, the $1.2 billion SunRail system that will link DeBary in Volusia County with downtown Orlando and Sand Lake Road...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Harsh words are flying at Orlando’s main road-building agency.
Two days after being accused of violating Florida’s Government in the Sunshine law, board member Marco Pena said in a three-page memo that he is being unfairly maligned for...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
It's only a half-mile, but the bicycle path that the state has committed to build next summer in downtown Titusville could be the beginning of a trail that cuts through the heart of Central Florida and connects the east and west coasts.
"This is the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport officials are investigating whether a design flaw or procedural error was at play after five enormous concrete runway support beams crashed three stories to the ground on Saturday.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:39 AM
County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs, a Democratic primary candidate for state representative, joined several of her party’s leaders last weekend in bashing Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
Here's one of her claims: “It’s interesting to watch...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Two unions filed a lawsuit Thursday objecting to the state's attempt to side-step an agreement from 2009 to use federally certified union signal workers in the signal construction of the $1.6 billion SunRail commuter line.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
The SunRail line won’t start running until next May, but in the meantime, Winter Park is gearing up for the arrival of those trains – and the passengers expected to come with it.
With a station now being built at 148 W. Morse Boulevard in...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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...