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Lawmakers aim to replace massive toll-roads project with less-massive toll-roads project

Parts of a massive and controversial toll-road construction project through swaths of wild and rural Florida will likely go away — but that doesn't...

Panthers are popular on FL license plates – but the cats...

Have you ever seen a Florida panther? They’re sleek and secretive apex predators who slip around in the twilight and full dark seeking deer...

Major boondoggle? National public-interest group rips FL’s toll-road plans; state says,...

The Florida Legislature’s controversial plan to build three major toll highways through rural landscapes is a “boondoggle” of the first order, says the U.S....

EPA keeps public in dark about building roads from phosphate’s radioactive...

Florida’s highways have frequently been built on a foundation of chicanery and political foolishness. We’ve got toll roads that were built using fudged financial figures...

Thousands of public comments show overwhelming opposition to M-CORES toll-road projects

More than 90 percent of people who commented on proposed construction of three massive toll roads through rural Florida oppose the plan, according to...

Florida Trucking Association: ‘The demand is high right now’

With stores running out of items quickly during the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida needs truck drivers, according to state agencies and the Florida Trucking Association. “A...

DOT damage-avoidance graphic fails to ease fears about new highways through...

Florida transportation authorities released a map this week showing areas designated for little or no damage from construction of three new highways through rural...

Saving Florida panthers: Environmental groups file lawsuit to protect the endangered...

The Florida panther, an iconic and endangered animal beloved in the Sunshine State, faces threats from new road construction projects aimed to expand in...

Reducing reliance on foreign oil: State lawmakers promote electric vehicle options...

Predicting a surge in the use of electric vehicles in the Sunshine State, Florida lawmakers are sponsoring various bills to promote transportation technologies and...

In the aftermath of Michael, Gov. Scott warns residents to be...

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Thursday said it's far too early to understand how much damage Hurricane Michael inflicted on the state, but warned...

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