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Intersection: The Future Of MetroPlan Orlando


Transportation planning requires balancing the needs of all the different means of traveling. MetroPlan Orlando’s incoming executive director, Gary Huttman, joins us to talk about the transportation challenges facing Central Florida.
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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: SunRail’s Southern Expansion; Florida Phoenix; Shark Week


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/072418_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSunRail is rolling out its Southern expansion. Trains will begin picking up passengers at four new stations for the Central Florida commuter rail system- at Meadow Woods, Tupperware, downtown Kissimmee and Poinciana- next week.  For more on what the expansion means for ridership on SunRail, and for the future of the system, we speak with former Central Florida congressman and chair of the house transportation committee, John Mica. Mica says there’s no better way to move people around than rail, if …
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Intersection: SunRail Expansion


SunRail is getting ready to roll out its Southern expansion. Trains will begin picking up passengers at four new stations for the Central Florida commuter rail system at Meadow Woods, Tupperware, downtown Kissimmee and Poinciana next week. John Mica, former central Florida congressman and chair of the house transportation committee, joins us to talk about what the expansion could mean for ridership along SunRail and for the future of the system.
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Intersection: SunRail Turns Three


SunRail turned three this week. It opened to great fanfare in May 2014, and riders took advantage of free travel for the first two weeks and packed the trains. But since then, fewer people than expected have hopped aboard. We hear from the Florida Department of Transportation’s Steve Olson and from transportation writer Dan Tracy about how the fledgling commuter rail is doing, three years on.
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Intersection Sessions

Intersection Sessions: Thad Anderson


Composer Thad Anderson plays an instrument of his own invention called a ‘Vibrakit’. It’s a combination of vibraphone and drum kit. His work ‘Northbound’, was inspired by a trip on SunRail. We stopped by Anderson’s studio at the University of Central Florida to hear him play a couple movements from the piece.
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SunRail trains at Winter Park station. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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SunRail May Pilot Saturday Service Soon


SunRail is planning to try out Saturday service from October through January. In a letter to potential investors, Mayor Buddy Dyer said the October-January window has major events happening downtown almost every Saturday.
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Federal Dollars Arrive For SunRail Expansion


Congressman John Mica says federal dollars are on the way to fund the southern expansion of SunRail. A little more than $63 million dollars will help build stations and signals along the new four-stop extension stretching from Sand Lake Road to Kissimmee.
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