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August 24, 2017

Transportation

South Florida emerging as U.S. aviation leader

While NYC and LA are considered the typical hotspots for private aviation in the US, Miami and South Florida are surprising the industry. And it's not just an improving economy that's fueling this surge – it's technology. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Three U.S. airports to unveil American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR training kiosks

Interactive machine teaches lifesaving skill to travelers in five minutes Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Southeastern States Collaborate to Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Crashes

The Florida Highway Patrol wants to ensure motorists “Arrive Alive.” Read more »
Published on 7/19/2017

Sen. Wicker's Statement on Final Report to Restore Passenger Rail Service to Gulf Coast

The Mississippi Senator supports passenger rail service from New Orleans to Orlando along the Gulf Coast. Read more »
Published on 7/19/2017

Avis Budget Agrees to Change Billing Practices for Cashless Toll

The Florida Attorney General's Office obtained a court enforceable settlement agreement with Avis Budget Car Rental System, LLC which owns the Avis, Budget and Payless car rental companies. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2017

Florida Jumps Texas to Become 2nd in Airline Passengers

Governor Applauds Federal Aviation Infrastructure Awards Read more »
Published on 7/10/2017

Brightline and FPL announce clean energy partnership

Brightline, the express train service that will run between West Palm Beach, Fort LaBrightline, the express train service that will run between West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, today announced its partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to provide clean biodiesel to fuel the trains. FPL, which has used clean, high-quality biodiesel as a fuel for its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually under a two-year contract.uderdale and Miami, today announced its partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to provide clean biodiesel to fuel the trains. FPL, which has used clean, high-quality biodiesel as a fuel for its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually under a two-year contract. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

A train wreck called Amtrak

President Trump wants to kill all the Amtrak trains in Florida, and I say let him. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

JAXPORT welcomes largest containership to ever call a Florida port

JAXPORT and the TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point today welcomed the 10,100-TEU (container) MOL Bravo, the largest containership to ever visit a Florida port. The MOL Bravo transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Michael J. Dew as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael J. Dew as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) effective June 5, 2017. Read more »
Published on 6/5/2017

AAA: Gas prices surge in Florida; Georgia and Tennessee slip lower

The national average price for gasoline drifted slightly higher during the past week. Sunday's average price of $2.38 is 1-cent more than a week ago, according to AAA, whose data is collected from credit card swipes and direct feeds from 120,000 gas stations nationwide, in cooperation with OPIS and Wright Express. Read more »
Published on 6/5/2017

The right track: Investors hope CSX's new CEO can create efficiencies

When word leaked in January that Hunter Harrison was seeking the CEO's spot at CSX... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Flight risk: President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago shifts air traffic

President Trump's frequent visits to Palm Beach and consequent federal restrictions on general aviation... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Bespoke luxury car rental platform, CarHopper, raises $1.5 million, plans expansion

Members get exclusive access to a curated inventory of the most unique cars in the world; from Ferraris to Bentleys, Lamborghinis to McLarens. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Autonomous vehicles in Florida: Open arms, no hands

Florida has positioned itself well for a driverless future, but there's a long road ahead before autonomous vehicles are commonplace. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Florida House, Senate pass rideshare legislation with overwhelming support

Bill will establish uniform standards statewide for ridesharing services Read more »
Published on 4/19/2017

AAA: Pump Prices Surge Nationwide, Florida Gas Prices Rise 12 Cents In the Last Week

In the past seven days, gas prices rose 12 cents in Florida, with the state's average price of $2.42 being the highest since August 2015. Read more »
Published on 4/10/2017

Grupo Mexico to acquire the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Company

GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V.(“GMXT”), the transportation business unit of Grupo México (MX: GMEXICOB), and the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp (“FEC) today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which GMXT will acquire FEC in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to close subject to satisfaction of closing conditions including the receipt of applicable government approvals. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2017

Brightline expands management team ahead of launch, Announces New CEO Dave Howard

Michael Reininger to Lead New Development Opportunities; Patrick Goddard Named Brightline COO Read more »
Published on 3/9/2017

CSX names E. Hunter Harrison as Chief Executive Officer

Company Announces Agreement With Mantle Ridge to Reconstitute its Board Read more »
Published on 3/7/2017

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