FL officials propose Hyperloop that could make Miami-to-Orlando trip in 26 minutes

From New Times: “Last week, the company, Hyperloop One, announced it’s working with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials to explore building a Hyperloop between Miami and Orlando … Click here to read more

Martin County MPO throws residents under the bus on Kanner Hwy widening

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Martin County Metropolitan Planning Organization majority voted today to allow Kanner Highway to become a noise-wall lined 6-lane expressway from the I-95 Interchange into the City of Stuart despite impassioned pleas from residents to stop or delay the project. Only County Commissioner Sarah Heard refused to be bullied … Click here to read more

A bad deal for residents: Customs scheduled for 3/17 BCC consideration

Civic activist and renowned local attorney Virginia Sherlock details the upcoming March 17th request for the Board of County Commissioners to move forward with the Witham Field Customs facility, despite the fact that the lowest bid came in nearly $200,000 over the highest projected cost for construction: … Click here to read more

Tuesday’s BOCC Agenda: Seabranch Redux, Kanner Widening, and BDB

Noted local attorney and civic activist Virginia Sherlock reviews Tuesday’s upcoming Board of County Commissioners meeting agenda, a mixture of interesting, confusing and fiscally questionable proposals … Click here to read more

Veterans Memorial Bridge: $16M utility work and roadway widening in Palm City

The advanced utility work is expected to be completed by summer 2014, at which point the roadway widening will begin. The 1.879-mile project is an extension of the recently opened Veterans Memorial Bridge in Palm City, and is expected to be completed by winter 2016. Estimated cost is $16M. … Click here to read more