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Water as a Highway: Back to the Future

The following article, with permission, is reprinted from Akerman blogs by Ed Turanchick. Since publication, four local governments have approved the plan and funding for the pilot ferry project. Ferries will start taking passengers across Tampa Bay starting November 1. Florida’s economic prosperity is integrally and intimately tied to water and water resources. Nearly two-thirds…

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Public opinion getting on board for rail transit

Just two years ago, Hillsborough County voters convincingly rejected a proposed sales tax hike to pay for a major investment in transit, including light rail for commuters. But after 18 months of of public opinion research and the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s recent endorsement of exploration of funding lower-cost transportation improvements – a mix of transportation…

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