Downtown Orlando could soon get rental scooters. Hundreds of electric scooters could be popping up around downtown after the City Council approved an ordinance to regulate the devices.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings is proposing a one-cent sales tax that is expected to generate more than $596 million dollars annually. The tax revenue will go into a transportation fund for future road projects and the development of a mass transit system, over time, expanding the Lynx and SunRail lines.
The State of Florida is finalizing plans for three new toll roads, which will represent the largest highway expansion project in decades. Assuming there are no environmental issues, proposed routes will be presented next year.
A $28 million interchange along Brevard County is drawing scrutiny. The City of Palm Bay is being criticized for not upholding their part of a road network connecting to the interchange. However, the city says the project has been delayed due to weather and other environmental concerns.
Attention travelers: One year from now, you’re going to need an updated license to get on a plane.
Beep! It’s the new autonomous electric shuttle that is going to provide free services in Lake Nona.