December 13, 2019

Transportation

Global Logistics, Big Business

Global logistics is big business. The Miami Customs District accounted for $107 billion in merchandise in 2017, up from $65.9 billion in 2012. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2019

What happened to auto company Rivian?

Florida Trend discovered auto company Rivian in 2011. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Orlando's self-driving startup, Luminar Technologies

Can an Orlando startup overcome a host of challenges to help Central Florida make a name in self-driving autos? Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Virgin Trains breaks ground on Orlando expansion

Virgin Trains broke ground today on the nation's largest privately funded infrastructure project to expand passenger rail service to Orlando. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Terry Taylor is the nation's largest private owner of automotive dealerships

Terry Taylor doesn't care if you don't know him. He prefers it that way. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Next CEO of Lynx, Orlando's bus system, faces same challenges as predecessor

The CEO of Lynx, metro Orlando's bus system, resigned in February after less than three years on the job... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Tampa's port gains two more major cargo shipping deals

Earlier this year, Cosco Shipping Lines of China started sending its container cargo ships to Port Tampa Bay... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Airlines fight 'Florida box' formula for calculating taxes

Florida's tax law charges airlines millions for flying hundreds of miles over open water in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Jacksonville International Airport plans third concourse to handle growth

Last year, Jacksonville International Airport added Spirit Airlines to its roster... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Port of Fort Pierce targets megayacht industry

As veteran port executive Stan Payne says, recent times have been a golden age for Florida ports... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Certification as pharmaceutical freight hub gives Miami International Airport advantage

Miami International's certification gives it a leg up on temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

New DOT codes turn Florida trucking industry into transportation turf war

Florida is caught up in a push by the trucking industry for changes... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

FSU ditches gas-powered buses

Florida State's campus-wide transportation system is going all electric... Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Detours planned for I-95 northbound to Airport Road westbound off-ramp

As part of the Florida Department of Transportation's Airport Road and I-95 interchange improvement project, there will be nightly detours for the I-95 northbound to Airport Road westbound off-ramp. Read more »
Published on 1/10/2019

Brightline Passenger Train: Floridian of the Year

Private passenger rail is back in Florida. Once upon a time, private passenger rail helped create modern Florida. This year, it began reshaping Florida again, with the state emerging as a national rail leader thanks to the Brightline passenger train. Brightline began service between Miami and West Palm Beach, started construction on the leg to Orlando and broached the idea of extending the line on to Tampa. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Brightline forms strategic partnership with Virgin Group

Express intercity passenger rail system to become Virgin Trains USA Read more »
Published on 11/16/2018

Virgin Group purchases Brightline, renames it Virgin Trains USA

Virgin Group believes, "Brightline is at the forefront of this innovation and the ideal partner to work with to alter perceptions and traveling habits across the United States. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2018

Cheaper travel to Miami from South America

A young Miami entrepreneur's website brings affordable travel options to South America. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

FIT Opening New Cargo Facility at Port Everglades

Florida International Terminal, LLC.(FIT) is opening a new 32-acre containerized cargo terminal at Broward County's Port Everglades with double the number of entry gates, and adding new scales, heavy equipment, technology and increased stacking capacity. FIT is already one of the largest cargo terminal operators at Port Everglades and is relocating to make way for the largest capital improvement project in the Port's history. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2018

NHTSA directs driverless shuttle to stop transporting school children in Florida

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a letter directing Transdev North America to immediately stop transporting school children in the Babcock Ranch community in Southwest Florida on the EZ10 Generation II driverless shuttle. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2018

Boeing Completes Acquisition of Leading Aerospace Parts Distributor KLX Inc. to Enhance Growing Services Business

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that it has completed its acquisition of KLX Aerospace Solutions to enhance its growing services business and deliver greater value to its customers. The acquisition positions Boeing to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year aerospace services market. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2018

JM Family Enterprises, Inc.: History, Legacy and Future

When Jim Moran first met executives from a little-known import auto maker Toyota in 1968, he already was a highly successful car dealer. Back in his early days in Chicago, he pioneered the use of a brand new advertising medium — television — to become one of the nation's largest car dealers. His innovations even had earned Moran a cover of TIME magazine. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2018

73% of Floridians to Take a Fall Vacation

Fall foliage, cool weather, and low prices attract post-summer travelers Read more »
Published on 9/21/2018

Brightline to Build Express Intercity Passenger Rail Connecting Southern California and Las Vegas

Brightline to Acquire XpressWest and Develop the Second Privately-Funded Corridor in the United States Read more »
Published on 9/18/2018

INRIX Identifies U.S. Corridors Best Suited for Highly Automated Truck Deployment

Despite its comparatively short length, I-95 (Jacksonville to Miami) ranked the best commercial corridor as a result of its very high freight volumes and low congestion levels. Read more »
Published on 9/18/2018

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