Robert Poole, the director of transportation at the foundation, wrote the study. He is based out of Plantation, Florida.
"Gas prices are on the rise due to growing optimism that the US could pass a stimulus package, and about how a COVID-19 vaccine could eventually help improve global fuel demand in 2021," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group. "Pump prices appear to be leveling out for now, but will seek direction from the fuel market this week."
At the end of August, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., first introduced the “Protecting Tourism in the United States Act” with U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., as the cosponsor.
The I-75 at University Parkway DDI in Southwest Florida is the first of its kind in Florida and the largest in the nation. At a cost of $74.5 million, it features a “dual crossover” design to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion by employing fewer conflict points than a traditional cloverleaf interchange.
Florida kicked off its 2019 with the lowest gas prices it has seen since November 2016 as prices dropped, on average, four cents a gallon in the past week and almost 70 cents in the past three months.
With this latest drop, Florida now has the 11th lowest prices in the nation.
With 2.3 million Floridians traveling for the Independence Day holiday with 2 million of them planning to hit the highways, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) plans to be busy in the days to come.
The funds will be used to help the small town, which is located on the Suwanee River on the Gilchrist County-Levy County border, improve its infrastructure to boost tourism and business.
On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis offered his “Bolder, Brighter, Better Future” budget proposal. DeSantis proposed a $91.4 billion budget, up slightly from last year’s $90.9 billion budget.
The new feature will let Floridians request rides even without the Uber app by calling 1-833-USE-UBER.