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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]

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]

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]

Another Dip in SunRail Ridership

SunRail is still struggling to gain steam as the latest numbers showed a slight dip in ridership for the month of May. According to the May SunRail Conductor’s Report, the average daily ridership last month was only 3,636 boardings, or roughly 1,800 riders taking the train round-trip. Ridership is still far from where officials… [read more]