Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Below is a release from the Florida Department of Transportation. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced on Thursday that it is starting work on the Wekiva Parkway interchange, including moving gopher tortoises. "Preliminary work ahead of construction is underway near...
“Motorists have enjoyed falling gas prices during the past month, and it appears prices are about to move even lower,” AAA reported. “The price of oil plummeted by more than $4 per barrel today. Tuesday's daily settlement of $55.69 per barrel is the lowest since November 2017.”
According to the report from AAA, gas prices in Florida have moved down for five weeks in a row, lowering a quarter during that period. 
Orlando is ranked as the top Thanksgiving destination in the nation. Miami is ranked as the tenth most popular Thanksgiving destination, making Florida the only state to have two cities in the top 10. 
On Monday, AAA released a report finding the average gallon of unleaded in Florida cost $2.64 on Sunday, well below the national average of $2.77 a gallon and 6 cents lower than the start of last week. Gas prices have dropped for 26 days in a row in Florida, lowering 18 cents over that period.  
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said on Monday that he expected prices at the pump to continue to drop. 
State Sen. Annette Taddeo, D-Miami, sent a letter to Scott on Tuesday, urging “an immediate investigation into Conduent State & Local Solutions, Inc. - the contractor responsible for administering and managing the SunPass electronic tolling system.
The funds are coming from FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program to back “projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment, as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate, and construct bus-related facilities.”
While the average American is paying 27 more cents a gallon than they did at this time last year, gas prices continue to slip in the Sunshine State despite a rise in the price of oil. 
Summer is over but Floridians are still ready to hit the road in the weeks to come.