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Proposed private toll road in Pasco County may catch criticism from environmental groups listen

08/23/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A new private toll road proposal in Pasco County could spark debate among environmentalists. They’re worried the long stretch of highway could lead to natural environments giving way to new development.

A company called International Infrastructure Partners submitted a proposal to lease state owned land for the project. Kris Carson is a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Transportation.

“What they would do is design, construct, operate and maintain a toll facility that woul...

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Public Invited to Meeting in Hillsborough County Tomorrow to Discuss Transportation and Economic Development part 1

08/05/13 Robert Lorei
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Public Forum Being Held To Discuss Transportation For Economic Development In Hillsborough County

According to a press release from Hillsborough County government: Hillsborough County will host the first in a series of public forums to gain input as part of a community-wide effort to foster job creation and retention through strategic investments in transportation. The first public forum will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at County Center, 26th floor, Conference Rooms A and B. Co...

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