September 28 was a big day for SunRail as the Federal Transit Administration announced the signing of a federal grant agreement to extend SunRail commuter rail service 17.2 miles from southern Orlando to Osceola County.
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.
Celebrate FDOT’s centennial anniversary with the 2015 Historical Calendar. Happy New Year, and thank you for being a part of our history!
On May 1, SunRail got out of the gates and onto the tracks with the start of free service for the first 12 days of operation.
Sponsored by AASHTO, the national contest asks State DOT employees and private citizens to send in photographs and videos of people, projects, and personal experiences that demonstrate the benefits of transportation.
The Florida Department of Transportation has completed a $1.08 million repair and renovation of the historic Fort Lauderdale Train Station on the South Florida Rail corridor.
This month the Florida Department of Transportation took home two first place awards at the 2013 TransComm conference for transportation communication.
FDOT District Four has received another award for the Dixie Highway Flyover project, a four-lane bridge that moves traffic over the Hillsboro Canal and a busy rail crossing between Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton.
SunRail continues to gain stream and generate interest. In August, the media and members of the Central Florida Commuter Rail Commission got a sneak peek of the first rail car that arrived in Central Florida.
“The new ICTF will allow the FEC to efficiently and effectively deliver superior transportation service between South Florida and the Southeastern United States.”
150 feet wide pavement markings may make railroad crossings safer.