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April 5, 2010

Fla. Gov. Crist declares Safety Awareness Week

During the week-long "blitz," law enforcement personnel will be positioned at various grade crossings, where they will be issuing warnings and citations to drivers and pedestrians who do not adhere to the laws relating to trains and railroad tracks.


February 17, 2010

FRA launches So. Florida trespass prevention study

The number of railroad trespass fatalities first surpassed the number of fatalities at highway-rail grade crossings in 1997 and continues to be the leading cause of fatalities industry-wide.


December 7, 2009

Tri-Rail to offer special Super, Pro Bowl services

Event-goers can purchase a roundtrip ticket for each event for only $5, which includes the cost of both the train and shuttle bus rides.


November 30, 2009

SFRTA, MPOs announce call for FTA-funded projects

The funds can be used to support up to 80 percent (an 80/20 match) for capital projects and not more than 50 percent (a 50/50 match) of project costs for operating assistance.


July 27, 2009

SFRTA awarded $13.5M in ARRA funds

This news comes on the heels of the FTA's announcement on July 14, awarding the SFRTA/Tri-Rail $2.5 million in stimulus funds, under Urbanized Area Formula Funds, to be used for the purchase of one locomotive.


June 26, 2009

SFRTA passes amended Tri-Rail budget

The budget that was passed uses the total county contributions to maintain service. The mandated amounts include $1.567 million for operations and $2.6 million in tax contributions.


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