Sunday, September 20, 2020
This marks the first time in a decade that the airport is getting a major renovation.
AAA released a report on Friday showing gas prices continuing to drop across the state and the nation as Americans ready to kick off 2019. 
Dr. Brent Bowen, a professor of aeronautical science at Embry Riddle, says we should forget opinions and skewed analysis. His study simply asks a few questions: how often do passengers land on time; how often does luggage arrive with the passengers; how often are passengers bumped off flights; and how well does the airline provide customer service.
A new report by AAA shows around 15 million Americans are high on marijuana while they are behind the wheel. The report also shows those drivers are most likely to be involved in a crash.
With the First Coast dodging a bullet with Hurricane Dorian, Nassau County and the Port of Fernandina believe they are well-positioned to help relief efforts in the Bahamas.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is sending $66 million to Florida through “Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development” (BUILD) grants. While Jacksonville’s and Miami’s ports are benefiting from the funds, one of the biggest winners is Orlando’s Lake Nona neighborhood.
The bill was showcased on Thursday, stressing many Americans are not prepared for the changes that will take place later this year.
This week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that airports in South Florida will get more than $342 million in federal funds from the stimulus package that the White House and Congress agreed to at the end of last month.
AAA released its 2020 Summer Travel forecast on Thursday and it shows Americans will take 700 million trips from July through September which is down 15 percent from last year and is the first drop since 2009.
The representatives want “aviation excise taxes be suspended until the end of 2021 or until airline passenger traffic returns to 75 percent of its 2019 levels, citing current airlines passenger levels of only 25 percent compared to pre-pandemic levels.”