Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

  • Three Names Given to Governor for Secretary of Florida Department of Transportation

    May 17, 17 • 920 Views • Government, Homepg Slider, TransportationComments Off on Three Names Given to Governor for Secretary of Florida Department of Transportation

    Richard M. Biter, Michael J. Dew, and Ronald S. Howse, P.E./P.S.M. The Florida Transportation Commission today nominated three candidates for Governor Scott’s consideration for the position of Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, pursuant...

  • Weekend Closure on Taft Vineland Road

    May 11, 17 • 188 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on Weekend Closure on Taft Vineland Road

    West Taft Vineland will be closed in both directions at the railroad crossing east of Sidney Hayes Road from 9 p.m. Friday, May 12, through 3 a.m. Monday, May 15. During the closure, traffic will be directed to use South Orange Avenue, Fourth Street and...

  • Weekend Closure on East Concord Street Approaching I-4 Announced

    May 11, 17 • 172 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on Weekend Closure on East Concord Street Approaching I-4 Announced

    Concord Street will be closed in both directions at the railroad crossing between North Orange Avenue and North Garland Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday, May 12, to 3 a.m. Monday, May 15. The closure is necessary to replace the crossing, including construction of...

  • RoadWatch Advisory for US 41/Venice By-Pass in Sarasota County

    May 11, 17 • 97 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on RoadWatch Advisory for US 41/Venice By-Pass in Sarasota County

    SARASOTA COUNTY US 41/Venice By-Pass from Gulf Coast Boulevard to Bird Bay Drive: Construction project: Crews continue installing utility and storm drain systems and constructing temporary pavement. Traffic Shift: Northbound traffic on US 41 between Venice...

  • RoadWatch Advisory for US 41 in Sarasota County

    May 11, 17 • 81 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on RoadWatch Advisory for US 41 in Sarasota County

    SARASOTA COUNTY US 41 from Browning Street to 11th Street: Construction project: Crews are resurfacing the roadway; installing new drainage; installing highway lighting, curb and gutter; constructing new sidewalk, and installing new signing and pavement...

  • Public hearing for PD&E study in Polk County

    May 11, 17 • 102 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on Public hearing for PD&E study in Polk County

    Public Hearing for US 98/John Singletary Bridge Project Development and Environment (PD&E) From west of Edgewood Drive to east of the Fort Meade Recreation Area Entrance The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is holding a public...

  • Lyft statement after Governor Rick Scott signed HB 221

    May 9, 17 • 143 Views • Business, Legislation, TransportationComments Off on Lyft statement after Governor Rick Scott signed HB 221

    Chelsea Harrison, Senior Policy Communications Manager for Lyft, issued the following statement after Governor Rick Scott signed HB 221: “We thank Governor Scott for making a statewide framework for ridesharing a reality in Florida. This landmark...

  • Governor Scott Signs Uber/ Lyft Bill

    May 9, 17 • 156 Views • Legislation, TransportationComments Off on Governor Scott Signs Uber/ Lyft Bill

    Governor Rick Scott today signed HB 221, known as the “Uber/ Lyft Bill.” This legislation sets consistent operating standards throughout Florida for ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, including requirements for insurance coverage and driver...

  • Public Information Meeting for Wekiva Parkway Section 7B

    May 9, 17 • 186 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on Public Information Meeting for Wekiva Parkway Section 7B

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information meeting about the Wekiva Parkway Section 7B Design Project in Seminole County. The public meeting is being held to review the preliminary design for these non-tolled road...

  • TransitScreen Makes Central Florida Debut at MetroPlan Orlando

    May 9, 17 • 273 Views • FDOT, TransportationComments Off on TransitScreen Makes Central Florida Debut at MetroPlan Orlando

    New way to visualize transit options featured in Downtown Orlando lobby The Florida Department of Transportation’s reThink Your Commute program has partnered with MetroPlan Orlando to bring TransitScreen to Downtown Orlando. TransitScreen, based in...