I believe Rick Geller says it best. Florida's infrastructure needs to advance and putting off mass transit projects will only negatively impact the region. With construction sprawling out of control across the landscape, the state's roads are now gridlocked, but nobody is willing to look to the future. As Geller writes, nobody questions money for road projects, but rail projects have gotten plenty of scrutiny. I believe that it is vital to not only the transit system, but to the economy of the state that adequate mass transportation is developed.
Read Rick Geller's article here:
Rick Geller on Law and Local Government: Florida Senate Vote Removes Last Barrier to Rail Transit