May 20, 2022

Transportation

Port Canaveral's cruise business is charting a record pace

More than two years after the pandemic brought cruising to a standstill, the industry is making a comeback. Roughly 741,000 passengers sailed out of Port Canaveral on multi-day cruises during the last quarter of 2021, and the port is poised to break a 4.6 million passenger record set in 2019 if the post-pandemic trajectory holds, port officials say. Read more »
Published on 5/19/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

The Hsu Innovation Institute and NWF have opened an aviation training center at Bob Sikes Airport

The facility's campus, which includes a large hangar and access to an 8,000-foot runway, will offer students several career training... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

One-time ballerina takes unlikely path to lead the Florida Trucking Association

Four years ago, when Alix Miller interviewed for a job as vice president of the Florida Trucking Association... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

JaxPort's deepening project is already paying off

The project calls for deepening Jacksonville's shipping channel from the current 40-foot depth to 47 feet. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

A project at Port Tampa Bay creates a habitat for birds

A busy port unavoidably creates environmental impacts — and it's Chris Cooley's job at Port Tampa Bay to minimize those impacts. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

PortMiami is moving ahead with $280 million in projects

Amid uncertainty over when the cruise industry will rebound from COVID-19, work is underway on expanding and upgrading cruise facilities at PortMiami. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Laura Kelley of the Central Florida Expressway Authority talks expressway projects

When COVID-19 hit last year, the Central Florida Expressway Authority took advantage of the slower traffic... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Orlando's new south terminal blends high-tech systems with Florida ambience

Carl Langford, who was mayor of Orlando from 1967 to 1980 and was instrumental in securing the land where Orlando International Airport... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

A perspective on mobility law

Florida's young people and especially professionals want to live in town, and live, work and recreate in the same place... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Public transit is still recovering

During the pandemic, Clinton Forbes, executive director for Palm Tran, the Palm Beach County transit agency, has seen transit use fall 50%. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

An Update on Self-Driving Technology

While a future of autonomous vehicles that pick up passengers in their driveways for the commute to work or a night on the town is years away... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Report Card: Florida's Roads and Bridges

In many parts of the country, the words "roads" and "bridges" are almost always coupled with some refrence to "crumbling infrastructure" ... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Florida's space tourism industry

While some early space-tourism flights may start in Texas or New Mexico, Florida will be at the forefront of the industry... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Profile: Bill Yeargin of Correct Craft

Clad all in black, tall, Bill Yeargin nonetheless strikes a self-effacing figure as he quietly returns greetings of “Hi, Bill” from the workers on the Correct Craft boat factory floor. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Bus-Doggle

St. Petersburg sits along Tampa Bay, on the eastern edge of the Pinellas County peninsula. St. Petersburg Beach is eight miles due west across the peninsula, on the Gulf. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Piper Aircraft has sold nearly 60 of its self-landing turboprops

In an emergency, the tech can be activated to take over control of the aircraft... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Transportation updates from around the state

Monroe County officials are moving forward with a planned upgrade of concourse A at Key West International Airport. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Ports in Pensacola and Panama City report robust business

Despite the economic and logistical challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak, Northwest Florida's two maritime ports continue to post solid growth in both revenue and cargo tonnage. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Maroone USA, West Palm Beach

Maroone USA announced that Roger Dean Chevrolet is now Mike Maroone Chevrolet. Read more »
Published on 12/21/2020

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

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Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station
Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station

Boeing successfully launched its multi-billion dollar Starliner space capsule from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Thursday evening.

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