SunRail trains were abuzz with activities as FDOT, local elected officials and celebrity guests joined with passengers on-board trains for a day-long celebration marking SunRail’s First Anniversary of service.
On April 21, 2015, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) held the annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. to recognize the preeminent engineering achievements that occurred throughout the world in 2014.
The hallmarks of the national Click It or Ticket crackdown are ramped-up enforcement, meaning zero tolerance for unbuckled vehicle occupants and effective communication to all road users about the importance of safety belts.
The Florida Gubernatorial Fellows Program held its yearly Awards Reception, during which FDOT’s second gubernatorial fellow, Cody Farrill, was honored with the Jeb Bush Award for Outstanding Achievement.
The Ride Smart motorcycle is used to raise awareness for motorcycle safety at events throughout the state. The motorcycle was staged in the FDOT lobby to bring attention to motorcycle safety for both motorcyclists as well as other motorists.
Well over 1,000 participants were on hand at the city of Temple Terrace’s first-ever Cyclovia event, enjoying food trucks, interactive street games, bicycle/pedestrian safety training presentations, and several fun and educational kid-friendly activities.
May 7, 2015 was the first ever Florida School Crossing Guard Summit, held at the FDOT Turnpike Headquarters at the Turkey Lake Service Plaza in Ocoee for a day of learning and networking.
A network of do-it-yourself bicycle repair stations continues to grow throughout the Tampa Bay area. The newest station was recently installed at a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus stop located directly in front of the District Seven Office.
Secretary Boxold attended the Florida Chamber International Days to highlight the importance of Florida’s transportation system to our state’s economy and future growth.
This year’s event was a great success as the children learned not only how their parents contribute to FDOT, but also how the state transportation system is designed, maintained, and coordinated.
Meet Kaley, the unofficial I-4 Ultimate mascot. This four-week-old puppy was found while I-4 Ultimate crews were clearing a drainage pipe near Kaley Avenue.