View of a tollbooth on the road at the entrance of Sanibel Island in Lee County, Florida. Sunpass holders go through an express lane to pay toll. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by EQ Roy Republican Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that a six-month highway toll rebate program would start in Florida and be
Brightline Train – West Palm Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by EQRoy Brightline is marking the rollout of its first diesel-electric, stainless steel trains that will transport passengers while offering food service between South Florida and Orlando International Airport. By building an American higher-speed rails service, Brightline’s goal is to change people’s behavior by
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -3 MAR 2018- View of the Brightline train, a diesel-electric higher-speed rail system, at the West Palm Beach rail station in Florida, United States. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by EQRoy Miami-based high-speed rail service Brightline is working to bring the future to Florida transit. But before Floridians can reap the benefits of
Rendering of future TECO Streetcar Line. Courtesy: InVision Tampa.gov Tampa Bay’s TECO Line Streetcar just received a massive boost from the Florida Department of Transportation in the form of a $67 million state match donation to expand the Hillsborough County transit service. The FDOT contribution brings the streetcar line one step closer to expanding north
Courtesy: Lilium website Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium. The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States,
The Tampa Riverwalk. Photo: www.tampa.maps.arcgis.com A federal transportation grant of $24M is being awarded to the City of Tampa to extend the west portion of Riverwalk North and connect to nearby neighborhoods. The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant. The money will pay
Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline, has begun construction on a high-speed rail line connecting Orlando and South Florida.
Living in Miami and working in Fort Lauderdale just got a lot easier thanks to Brightline’s high-speed train.
Florida’s high-speed rail system from Miami to Orlando has people discussing the economic and environmental impact it’ll have.