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  • SunRail starts charging for rides

    SunRail starts charging for rides
    The free ride for SunRail ends today, and the real test begins to see how many people will pay to use Central Florida's first commuter train. SunRail debuted May 1 and didn't charge for its first 12 days. The freebies drew a lot of joy riders, which...
  • Commuters show up on first day of SunRail fares

    Commuters show up on first day of SunRail fares
    The first day of fares on SunRail didn't affect the crowds on at least one trail this morning: Mine. Commuters crowded onto the 7 a.m. out of DeBary Monday, probably the biggest crowd I've seen on an early-morning train since opening day on May 1. The...
  • SunRail's first day: Solid, but not perfect

    SunRail's first day: Solid, but not perfect
    If Thursday morning was a test, I'm giving SunRail an A. At least, when it comes to my ride into work. The rest of the day...maybe a solid B. Thursday's commute to work was everything I had hoped it would be. The 7:30 train arrived on time in...
  • 10,000 pack SunRail on opening day, causing delays

    10,000 pack SunRail on opening day, causing delays
    SunRail was swamped with an estimated 10,000 riders on its inaugural runs Thursday, causing the commuter train to fall as much as an hour behind schedule much of the afternoon. But most of the riders took the delays in stride. "A lot of people are joy...
  • Audition notice: 'The Sugar Bean Sisters' at Gateway

    Auditions for The Sugar Bean Sisters written by Nathan Sanders Directed by Jenny Sejansky April 6 & 7 6:30-8 pm Gateway Center for the Arts Be dressed to move and be prepared to do a cold reading Productions: May 30/31 & June 6/7 at 7:30 and...
  • This week's traffic and wrecks make SunRail all the more welcome

    This week's traffic and wrecks make SunRail all the more welcome
    A strange thing happened on the way to work this week. I got on I-4 at the Highway 17-92 on-ramp and checked my rearview mirror for oncoming traffic for the always sporting merge. This time, nothing. Not a single car headed west. The reason was on the...
  • SunRail commuter train practicing now, starts for real May 1

    SunRail commuter train practicing now, starts for real May 1
    By now, it would seem that just about anyone living or working in downtown Orlando or any town north to DeBary in Volusia County has seen the brightly colored SunRail commuter train rolling along the tracks. Back and forth the locomotive and two...
  • SunRail slow to spark development

    SunRail slow to spark development
    One of the region's rare economic-development engines – SunRail – has spurred few new apartments, shops or offices along its route as the commuter-train system prepares to roll out nine months from now. Just north of downtown Orlando, a 248-...
  • SunRail, I-4 toll lanes on the way

    SunRail, I-4 toll lanes on the way
    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...
  • Tie the SunRail squirrel is nuts about train safety

    Tie the SunRail squirrel is nuts about train safety
    A slightly frazzled and twitchy make-believe squirrel with a bandaged tail is about to be unleashed on Central Florida to save us all from foolishly playing games with SunRail commuter trains. The squirrel, a 2-foot-tall puppet called Tie, was created...
  • Troopers identify man killed by derailed train car near Sanford SunRail station

    Troopers identify man killed by derailed train car near Sanford SunRail station
    A train conductor was killed when several freight cars derailed on tracks near the SunRail station in Sanford on Thursday morning, authorities said. The derailment happened on a track near SunRail construction off State Road 46, according to the Florida...