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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Passenger rail grows in Florida, as the state grapples with congested roads

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 2019 In January, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA)…

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West Central Florida: State plans to construct new CSX railroad bridges over I-4 to accommodate future high-speed rail

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; April 25, 2019 The Florida Department of Transportation wants to construct two…

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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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Brightline’s rail line from Orlando to Tampa gets boost

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida, Orlando Sentinel; November 27, 2018 Brightline got the green light Wednesday from the…

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Miami-Dade’s Metrorail fight moves north as county considers $870 million extension

By Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; November 6, 2018 Florida’s Transportation Department on Monday recommended extending Metrorail north along 27th Avenue…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline submits sole proposal to launch Tampa to Orlando passenger rail service

By Richard Danielson, Tampa Bay Times; November 8, 2018 TAMPA — State transportation officials on Wednesday received one proposal to…

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Off the Rails: Amtrak station built near Miami International Airport with taxpayer dollars goes unused

By Brian Entin, WSVN 7 News; November 5, 2018 (WSVN) – Millions of taxpayer dollars were used to build a…

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Tampa, Florida: Here’s when you can start riding the TECO Line Streetcar for free

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; September 19, 2018 The TECO Line Streetcar System will begin offering free…

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SunRail future hits impasse between state, Central Florida governments

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; August 31, 2018 Central Florida’s expected takeover of SunRail from the state in three…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline hopes to extend fast-train service to Tampa

By Jeff Ostrowski, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; June 22, 2018 Brightline hopes to extend its service not just to…

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Florida: High-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando is back in play

By Janelle Irwin, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; June 22, 2018 The Florida Department of Transportation is starting the process…

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Central Florida SunRail: Volusia County wants the trains to run on time . . . and time is running out

From The Editor, The West Volusia Beacon; March 14, 2018 The clock is ticking. Unless dramatic changes come about, Volusia…

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