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February 9, 2016

Transportation

Hands off: FDOT partners with Florida universities on driverless cars

Researchers at Embry-Riddle University are working on a “Plan B” to perform tasks such as inspecting roads and runways, mowing rights-of-way and medians and painting lane markers. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

TQL will create 75 new jobs in Miami

Total Quality Logistics (TQL), one of the largest freight-brokerage firms in the country, will be expanding in Miami and creating 75 new jobs over the next three years. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2016

AutoNation new-vehicle sales down 6% in November

AutoNation announces retail new vehicle unit sales of 25,555 in November 2015, down 6% versus November 2014. Read more »
Published on 12/3/2015

All Aboard Florida names Orlando-to-Miami train "The Brightline"

In this photo gallery: Colorful train designs unveiled, along with interior renderings of stations, platforms Read more »
Published on 11/9/2015

Dig it: Port Everglades gets the OK to dredge

Some 19 years after Congress authorized a study looking at improving Port Everglades, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the project's design and allowed the Fort Lauderdale port to move forward. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Fare game

Uber and Lyft test vehicle-for-hire regulations across Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Dynamic International Airways to launch service between Fort Lauderdale and Caracas

The new service will be the only nonstop flight connecting Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Caracas, Venezuela. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2015

The future of transportation in Florida

Q & A with industry leaders Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Still hovering: Tony Morris pushes ‘maglev' trains

Entrepreneur Tony Morris wants to build a magnetically levitated train (a “maglev”) that glides 13 miles between Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention Center. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Port push: More distribution centers are needed

Spurred on by the success of an effort in Georgia, the Florida Ports Council is seeking state support for an advertising effort aimed at luring cargo-shipping companies from other U.S. ports. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

Florida's inland ports of call

Investors in seven major inland port projects are banking on a jump in international trade, but will there be enough business for all of them? Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Minimum-wage pilots in Florida

The employee stocking the shelf at your local Walmart and the junior first officer co-piloting the regional airline plane you're flying have this in common: Both might not take home $25,000 a year. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

A wing and a payer: Flight schools in Florida

Thousands of student pilots comprise the growing market of internationals who come to Florida and pay big money to learn to fly at one of its 91 FAA-approved collegiate and vocational schools. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Florida is poised to benefit from new intermodal centers

Expanding the state's ability to move goods and services efficiently will result in lower freight prices for Florida consumers and businesses. Read more »
Published on 10/20/2014

Traffic Signs: Awaiting the green light in Pinellas County

Pinellas voters will decide if light rail gets a green light. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Report shows Florida seaports' governance model on par with global leaders

How Florida's seaports compare to U.S. and international models Read more »
Published on 7/31/2014

All not aboard with FECI's passenger rail

Florida East Coast Industries' plan to bring private passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando is hitting resistance. Some communities along the proposed route for All Aboard Florida have voiced concern over everything from noise to safety to property values. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Jacksonville is waiting for its ship to come in

Will a new proposal emerge to develop the former shipyards property on Jacksonville's moribund riverfront? Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Greenlight Pinellas: Connecting Tampa Bay

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, explains the benefits of a proposed public mass transit system with plans to unite the Bay Area. Read more »
Published on 7/22/2014

Florida's aircraft manufacturing industry taking off

Florida's booming aircraft manufacturing industry is helping to diversify the state, according to a new report from Florida TaxWatch Florida is the most attractive state for aircraft manufacturing, illustrated by the number of industry companies relocating to the state. Read more »
Published on 7/10/2014

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