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Maglev Orlando

Report: Orlando Maglev Train Dead

Monorail systems typically end up as nothing more than the butt of jokes, and now the proposed Orange County Maglev train appears to be headed toward the same fate. While local leaders have spent years discussing a magnetic-levitation commuter rail system to connect the Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention… [read more]

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SunRail Offers Deeply Discounted Fares for Seniors, Students & People with Disabilities

SunRail offers half off tickets for seniors, students and people with disabilities in an effort to increase ridership and make the train more accessible to the community. The Florida Department of Transportation announced today riders can qualify for a 50% discount on all fares with the purchase a Prepaid Value SunCard. According to FDOT, “students between… [read more]

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Small Drop in August SunRail Ridership

Despite more public relations outreach and the ongoing I-4 Ultimate construction, Orlando’s commuter train is still struggling to attract interest from locals as ridership numbers continue to stall. In August, SunRail’s ridership saw another small drop from July, when the train actually saw its first small increase in months. According… [read more]

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I-4 Closures “Ramp” Up

Construction crews are busy working on the I-4 Ultimate project. This week, several locations will see more workers and detours around various I-4 ramps. Here’s a look at the closures and detour routes for the upcoming construction. Ivanhoe Boulevard ramp to eastbound I-4 closed Aug. 23-24 from 10 p.m. to 5… [read more]