Department Of Transportation
Florida highway speed limits could be raised to 75 miles per hour under a bill passed by the Senate.
Over the objections of AAA, Florida lawmakers are closer to paving the way for some roads in the Sunshine State to be among the fastest east of the Mississippi.
A bill that would increase the speed limit on Florida’s interstates from 70 to 75 mph are zipping through the state Legislature.
A measure that could raise the speed limits by 5 mph on Florida roads zipped through its final Senate stop on Thursday, despite bumping up against Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Negron.
Four years in the making, the reversible toll lanes on I-595 are scheduled to open Wednesday afternoon for a trial run with real traffic.
A new bill that could increase speed limits is all geared up and is on the road to the House of Representatives, making its first House appearance on Tuesday.
A new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to go on a spending spree of sorts in order to spend more money on roads, ports and transportation.
It was a gift of extra cheap fares for some lucky fliers Thursday. A computer glitch allowed for some Delta Air Lines ticket buyers to receive major deals.
A bipartisan effort in the Florida Legislature to allow 75 mph speed limits on some highways is running into a roadblock from safety and consumer advocates.