| May 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Powerhouse Café in Winter Park is only two blocks from the new SunRail station, but the commuter train's debut early Thursday did not give it a bump in business.
Nearby, a few customers trickled into Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, which is visible from the...
| May 5, 2014
Q: Have they stopped working on the road leading to the Golden Glades interchange as you come off Florida's Turnpike? They removed toll booths, but the road now has curved lanes so everyone puts on their brakes. What's up?
Norma Kaplan, Hollywood
| May 2, 2014
| 12:29 PM
An error in train schedules that showed SunRail running on the weekends is the reason the commuter train is still not visible on Google Maps and Google Transit.
Steve Olson, public information office for Florida Department of Transportation, said...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Advertising on SunRail trains has sold out for the entire first year, according to Evolve Design Group, the Winter Park agency handling the contracts.
SunRail's total ad revenue is just more than $100,000 for contracts over the first year, including...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:04 PM
SunRail's black-shirted platform agents - ambassadors as they're called - may not be around much longer.
One of the agents told me last week that their jobs were ending shortly. Possibly by the end of next week. The agent pointed at a painted warning on...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
I've heard a lot of people say how much they would like to ride SunRail on the weekend, or during weekday afternoons or nights when service is scaled back.
Good news! You can!
For a price.
The Florida Department of Transportation isn't advertising...
| Jun 16, 2014
Q: When the Interstate 95 express lanes are open to Broward Boulevard in early 2015, will there be an access point at Sheridan Street? Will there be one toll for cars entering the express lanes at Broward Boulevard all the way to downtown Miami? And...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Seminole County voters' approval of a penny sales-tax hike that starts Jan. 1 is good news for the county's trails system. The tax can be used to build new trails, and several plans are in the works. Here's a summary from Seminole public-works official...
| 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...