U.S.: Central Florida Leaders Say Transportation Was Hard Hit By Coronavirus, But Expansion Still Possible By 2030

By Danielle Prieur, WMFE; Septem,ber 16, 2020 Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said it could take some time for transportation in…

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U.S., Central Florida: SunRail pilots sensor-activated crossing signage

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; August 5, 2020 SunRail last week installed the first of 11 sensor-activated alert signs at a…

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U.S., Central Florida: SunRail challenges mount with pandemic, rebuilt I-4, telecommuting

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel; July 31, 2020 SunRail’s struggles are mounting as more employees work at home, gas prices…

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U.S., Florida – All aboard: SunRail ridership starts uphill chug

By Richard Bilbao, Digital Producer/Senior Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; July 14, 2020 Covid-19 hasn’t stopped the Central Florida commuter…

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U.S., Central Florida: Coronavirus derails SunRail plans for local control

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel; May 26, 2020: Central Florida’s SunRail commuter rail system was gathering steam this year en…

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Central Florida: Volusia County asks out of SunRail-to-DeLand deal

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; August 29, 2019 ORLANDO — After an announcement that some $34 million in…

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Central Florida: SunRail’s Osceola stations boost ridership as major challenge for commuter train looms

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel; July 30, 2019 Central Florida’s SunRail commuter train inaugurated its overdue service in Osceola County…

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SunRail in DeLand, Florida: Volusia County sets up legal challenge to state’s handover of costs in 2021

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 16, 2019 DELAND — The Volusia County Council reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Florida: With federal funds in sight, Volusia County Council reconsiders SunRail to DeLand

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 15, 2019 The first glimmer of hope for a DeLand SunRail station…

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Florida: Virgin Trains gives updates on both its planned routes in Orlando

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; June 14, 2019 Miami-based Virgin Trains USA presented additional info to the…

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Central Florida’s SunRail at 5: Ridership for commuter train is growing, but will it ever run to DeLand?

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; May 25, 2019 Deltona resident Anne Semmons started using SunRail on her daily…

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Central Florida: The Polar Express Christmas train is returning for a third season to Tavares on the Royal Palm Railway Experience

By Jerry Fallstrom, Orlando Sentinel; May 22, 2019 TAVARES — Train lovers were disappointed recently when the Royal Palm Railway…

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Virgin Trains plans to link with Disney World, SunRail at same time as Orlando International Airport

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; April 4, 2019 The train that will run from South to Central Florida is…

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Challenges and opportunities as Brightline expands: A conversation with MetroPlan Orlando’s Gary Huttmann

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; March 28, 2019 The $5 billion Brightline passenger train is expected to…

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Florida Department of Transportation: SunRail ridership and property values up

By Rachel Christian, Staff Writer, Osceola News-Gazette; March 16, 2019 SunRail is celebrating five years of service May 1. SunRail…

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Central Florida: Famous Winter Park art show would have been better with SunRail — oh, well | Editorial

By The Editorial Board, The Orlando Sentinel; March 13, 2019 If there ever was a weekend Central Florida needed SunRail,…

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Polk County, Florida opinion about SunRail Phase 3: Polk’s path to future mobility

By Darren Soto, Guest Columnist, Herald-Tribune; February 28, 2019 Florida will one day soon connect most major cities via fast…

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Like riding SunRail at night? You’re in luck. The late southbound train will run for several months.

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; January 8, 2019 A later southbound SunRail train option has been extended…

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Central Florida: Study shows one-third of commuters in walking distance take SunRail

By Rachel Christian, Reporter, Osceola News-Gazette; November 28, 2018 Over 45 percent of commuters who live or work within walking…

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Central Florida’s SunRail is a train with an unknown future, but Osceola gives it a ridership boost

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; November 20, 2018 SunRail’s expansion into Osceola County this summer – going from three…

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Orlando: Orange County approves funding for $1 million modern streetcar study along I-Drive

By Amber Pellicone and Clay LePard, WKMG, ClickOrlando.com; October 2, 2018 ORANGE COUNTY, Fla – Orange County commissioners approved a…

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Central Florida: SunRail considers expanding to Orlando International Airport

By Bailey Myers, Spectrum News 13; August 30, 2018 ORLANDO, Fla. — As a new high speed rail gets the…

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Central Florida: SunRail ridership on new Osceola section compares to original section

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; August 3, 2018 SunRail numbers for just two days show that stations along the…

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Central Florida: SunRail debuts in Osceola County as commuter rail adds 17 miles and four stations

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; July 30, 2018 SunRail awakened before sunrise Monday with more toot in its Central…

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