September 14, 2011

Initiative Launched to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Safety, Transportation News

Bike/Walk Central Florida, MetroPlan Orlando, and the Winter Park Health Foundation are launching an 18-month education and enforcement program to help make Metro Orlando safer for pedestrians. Funding for the effort will be provided by MetroPlan Orlando and the Winter Park Health Foundation. In 2010, there were 59 pedestrians killed in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties….

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July 18, 2011

SunRail: Full Speed Ahead for Commuter Train

Transportation News

It’s a project nearly a decade in the making.  Now, following extensive planning, unanimous approval by local funding partners, and 460 official meetings/public hearings, SunRail is officially moving forward.  Federal, state, and local leaders joined hundreds of community supporters at a celebration in mid-July to officially kick-off the project. “This is as significant as when…

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July 1, 2011

FDOT Secretary Prasad: SunRail Moves Forward

Transportation News

(Official press release from Florida Department of Transportation) Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Ananth Prasad announced today that Governor Rick Scott has authorized the Department on behalf of the State of Florida to sign the pending Full Funding Grant Agreement for the SunRail project in Central Florida. On Tuesday, Secretary Prasad spent the day…

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