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Environmental group responds after Florida turns down $320 million in federal funding to reduce tailpipe pollution

The Florida Department of Transportation turned down $320 million in federal funding to reduce carbon emissions.
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The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Tampa to Orlando passenger rail proposals get changed in the Florida Legislature

A Florida Senate committee revised a proposal that could help extend a private passenger-rail system from Orlando to Tampa.
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Florida Senators support penalizing left-lane cruising drivers

Left-lane cruising would be forbidden on highways with at least two lanes in the same direction and speed limits of 65 mph or higher.
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Bill in Florida Legislature would set aside I-4 land for Brightline passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Public land would have to be set aside along Interstate 4 so private passenger rail service could be extended between Orlando and Tampa.
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Elon Musk is shielded from having to testify in a Florida lawsuit over a 116 mph crash that killed a Tesla driver and a passenger

The lawsuit alleges that a Tesla technician had disabled software that limited the car’s top speed to 85 mph.
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New ‘move over law’ takes effect for Florida drivers

Listen: In 2022, there were 170 crashes and more than 14,000 citations issued for motorists failing to move over in Florida. With the start of the new year, new laws went into effect — including...
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A bill would eliminate the Florida Transportation Commission

A commission appointed by the governor to help oversee Florida’s transportation system would be eliminated if the bill becomes law.
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Brightline says it is “making tremendous strides” toward Orlando-to-Tampa passenger rail service

Backers say rail service can help reduce vehicles on Central Florida’s congested roads.
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Environmental group responds after Florida turns down $320 million in federal funding to reduce tailpipe pollution

The Florida Department of Transportation turned down $320 million in federal funding to reduce carbon emissions.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., December 5, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Criminal investigation of FL GOP chair The Republican Party of Florida is calling for a vote on the future of its chairperson, Christian Ziegler, who is under criminal investigation after a woman accused him of...

EV charging stations installed at Coachman Park as part of Clearwater’s Greenprint 2.0 sustainability initiative

Listen: Last Friday, the City of Clearwater collaborated with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to promote 6 new electric vehicle charging stations installed at Coachman Park as part of the city’s Greenprint 2.0 sustainability...
bus rapid transit BRT St. Petersburg, Florida

The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
railroad tracks train

A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.

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