Details, including the design of the station. are still to be worked out but this is a large step for the train company as it tries to expand across Florida.
"Drivers are likely to find the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices in 12 years," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group. "Gas prices are inching higher, due to vaccine news, but reports of rising cases of coronavirus should prevent any significant gains at the pump."
On Sunday, AAA released a study showing the average gallon of gas in the Sunshine State cost $1.99, down a penny from the start of last week. Across the nation, the average gallon of gas cost $2.13 on Sunday.
AAA released a report this week which expects 50.6 million Americans--down from 56 million last year--will travel this Thanksgiving, including around 2.76 million residents of the Sunshine State, down from 2.91 million in 2019.
"Demand concerns - related to surging cases of COVID-19 - continue to weigh on the global fuel market, leading to lower prices at the pump," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group.
“Crude oil prices are tumbling - dropping 10 percent last week and another 3 percent overnight. The market is concerned that global fuel demand will continue to struggle thanks to rising COVID-19 cases both domestic and abroad,” AAA noted.
The campaign, Highway Heroes, involves a multimedia campaign, outreach materials mailed directly to commercial driver license holders and a new website with resources to educate drivers on how to identify victims and report suspected human trafficking.
This program supplements the consumer protection agreement reached with Honda in August relating to defects in the frontal airbag systems designed and manufactured by Takata installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States.
“The bill not only brings meaningful reform to specialty license plates, it will raise millions of dollars for various charities all over Florida,” said Bean. “The signing of the bill is the prized reward of multiple legislative sessions of hard work and careful agreements that finally culminated in unanimous ‘yes’ votes on both the Florida Senate and House floors.
AAA expects prices at the pump to continue to drop across Florida.