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Southwest-Central Florida Connector is the Road that Will Not Die

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, I attended the Southwest-Central Florida Connector Toll Road Task Force meeting in Lakeland. Similar to the first meeting, there was frustration from task force members about the lack of relevant data and analyses provided to them – information that is absolutely critical to making viable recommendations. 

Toll Road Task Force Meetings Announced

Earlier this year, the state passed legislation to fast-track three major new toll roads that will destroy large swaths of Florida’s last remaining rural lands, pollute waterways, and threaten endangered wildlife. Florida’s remaining natural areas are worth more than the sum of their parts. To the people who live there,