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Florida Senate OKs 75 MPH Speed Limits

Florida highway speed limits could be raised to 75 miles per hour under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Faster Highways Bill Speeding To House Floor

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.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

(Source: Florida Dept. of Transportation)

Bill To Increase Speed Limit Facing Little Opposition

A bill that would increase the speed limit on Florida’s interstates from 70 to 75 mph are zipping through the state Legislature.

03/30/2014

Source: CBS4

Faster Highway En Route To Senate Floor

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.

03/27/2014

I-595 Toll Lanes (source: CBS4)

New I-595 Reversible Toll Lanes Open To Drivers

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.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

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Higher Speed Limit Bill Makes First Pass In House

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.

03/04/2014

(Source:AP/Rob Carr)

Purple Heart Recipients Could Be Granted Free Tolls, Admissions

A new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.

01/30/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Wants Spending Boost For Roads And Ports

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to go on a spending spree of sorts in order to spend more money on roads, ports and transportation.

CBS Miami–01/13/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 27: Ground crew personnel service Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  A wintry storm system that is covering much of the nation is threatening to wreak havoc on holiday travel . (Photo by: George Frey/Getty Images)

Glitch Leads To A Heck Of A Good Deal On Delta

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.

12/26/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Safety Advocates Try To Put Brakes On Raising Speed Limit

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.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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