| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:37 PM
It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success.
In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project?
I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Three months after SunRail trains started running, the Florida Department of Transportation is still working on a mobile app and website data to give riders better access to schedule information.
SunRail launched May 1 to large crowds, serving a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:38 AM
A new SunRail video captures the seconds leading up to a crash involving one of its trains and a red SUV that was partially sitting on the tracks, according to ClickOrlando.com.
Two people inside the SUV escaped injury when the train struck them on June...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A video released this week shows the seconds before a SunRail train plowed into the back of a sports-utility vehicle that stopped too close to the train tracks in downtown Orlando last month.
This marked the third SunRail crash involving a train and...