SunRail sees 40% increase in ridership since 2021 as funding issues loom – WFTV
Video: SunRail sees 40% increase in ridership since 2021 as funding challenges loom Will SunRail grow? Leaders met this week to discuss expansion opportunities. (WFTV)
ORLANDO, Fla. — Will SunRail expand? Leaders met this week to discuss expansion opportunities.
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SunRail officials reported a 40% increase in passenger numbers compared to 2021.
Other items on the agenda included maintenance and transition plans to local control and operations.
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During the meeting, Seminole and Osceola county leaders expressed concerns about funding.
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“Anything we do differently, we’ll have to come to a consensus,” Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said. “I can’t predict what the funding models might be, but I imagine they would be very different from existing models. But we are only at the first stages.
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SunRail’s next meeting is scheduled for August 4th.
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