Promoting passenger trains as a transportation alternative in Florida since 1983.  We are citizens who advocate for Amtrak, commuter rail, intercity rail and transit for Florida's future.

SunRail Might Not Be Going to Volusia Anytime Soon

02 Feb 2020 6:16 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

But what does that mean for the federal funds allocated to it?

From the Orlando Business Journal:

https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2020/01/30/sunrails-deland-extension-may-be-derailed-heres.html

--Jackson McQuigg

Comments

  • 01 May 2020 10:50 PM | Anonymous member
    Close to 2 out of 3 in a survey said the traffic conditions are getting worse and I could not agree more. I am glad the Poincianna extension opened recently, making it easier for me to get to Winter Park and downtown Orlando. Paying for parking and tolls is not worth it for all the delays.
    It is strange that some of the Orlando amusement parks favored the construction of the toll roads, and ultimately wound up being closed themselves to make way for them, when a rail line would have kept them in place; more lost tourist revenue for Florida to help keep our taxes down. Needless to say, lost property taxes from other homes and businesses demolished to make room for the additional toll lanes.
    FDOT ought to be renamed "Forever Driving On Toll roads".
    Link  •  Reply
  Join |  Archives  |  Contact us

               Florida Coalition of Rail Passengers, P.O. Box 30154, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420  www.fcrprail.org


(c) 1983-2021 Florida Coalition of Rail Passengers   
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software