MidPoint for Thursday, July 30 – The Tampa Bay Express – a good or bad thing?

Share

The Florida Department of Transportation has some big ideas for the I-275/I-4 intersection. A multi-billion dollar proposal from FDOT called the Tampa Bay Express would add toll lanes to I-275, from the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay to Bearss Avenue in North Tampa on I-275.

But there is fierce opposition from neighborhood groups in Seminole Heights and Tampa Heights.

On the program we had two members of that activist group, called Sunshine Citizens: Michelle Cookson and Amanda Brown.

Beth Alden from the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Organization and Debbie Hunt from the Florida Dept. of Transportation also participated in the conversation.

You can listen to the conversation here.

You may also like

USF hunger strike ends after 17 days

Leaders of the hunger strike at the University of South...

Tampa breaks ground on one of largest city park projects to date

Listen: One of the largest projects undertaken by the Tampa’s...

Tampa City Councilman Bill Carlson talks economic development, police chief and more

Bill Carlson is a popular Tampa City Councilman who won...

pelican tampa bay st. pete kayak
St Pete’s annual Budget Open House is being held Tuesday

St Petersburg is holding the City’s annual Budget Open House...

Ways to listen

WMNF is listener-supported. That means we don't advertise like a commercial station, and we're not part of a university.

Ways to support

WMNF volunteers have fun providing a variety of needed services to keep your community radio station alive and kickin'.

Follow us on Instagram

House of Soul
Player position: