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SunRail’s Summer Slump Continues

Central Florida’s SunRail remains stuck in a summer ridership slump, even despite all the I-4 Ultimate construction. In fact, the noticeable drop in ridership this year began when Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs delivered public speeches essentially begging the community to ride the train. It… [read more]

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SunRail Ridership Stuck at Low Levels

As SunRail enters the final stretch of its second year in service, the commuter train is still struggling to attract new riders. SunRail is servicing less than 2,000 people each day it runs, on average. According to the February Conductor’s Report, 3,673 total riders, or just over 1,800 round-trip commuters, were… [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]