October 30, 2020

Transportation

Florida auto-industry leader Manuel Villamanan has died

Manuel “Manolo” Villamanan, who capped a four-decades long career in the auto-industry, died on October 12. He was 85 years old. Read more »
Published on 10/14/2020

CSX's CEO James Foote leads transformation of freight carrier

CSX seemed about to derail just three years ago. Now it's leading a transformation of America's railroads, but can it ride the rails to growth? Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

A makeover for Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral has evolved from a small fishing and oil port to the second-largest cruise port in the world — and it's getting bigger. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Florida's plan to build 330 miles of new toll roads

Florida's plan to build 330 miles of new toll roads in the hinterlands hinges on uncertain finances. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Florida's Biggest Airports, Ports and Foreign Trade Zones

See the latest data on Florida's biggest airports, ports and foreign trade zones. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

BlueGrace Logistics Merger

Riverview-based BlueGrace Logistics has purchased Anthym Logistics, a freight broker with offices in Tampa and Chicago, in an $80-million deal. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Rebuilding the Bahamas

The Port of Palm Beach's No. 1 export market — the Bahamas — was hit in September by that nation's worst natural disaster, Hurricane Dorian. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Northeast Florida's transportation hub

Northeast Florida's efforts to create a transportation hub connecting virtually all modes of transportation is nearing the finish line. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Covid 19's impact on the Port of Pensacola

Port revenue nearly doubled from 2018 to 2019 — from $1.26 million to $2.41 million — and was expected to continue growing into this fiscal year and 2021. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Florida Transportation: Moving Ahead

PortMiami, Miami Airport, Signature Bridge Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

St. Lucie County rethinks public transit

Rather than taking the more expensive route of adding bus service in southwest Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County is conducting a pilot of a “public Uber” Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

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

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