More toll roads could drain prosperity, and more driving means more climate change, said two speakers at the meeting in Madison County, Florida, February 11, 2020.
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Sierra Club has provided a convenient way for Floridians to tell FDOT No Build:
See also the No Roads to Ruin Coalition facebook page.
A couple of speakers in Madison were for the toll roads, both claiming economic benefits. Madison County later terminated the consulting contract for one of them as a cost-cutting measure due to virus pandemic.
Here are the WWALS videos of speakers in Madison:
Toll roads could drain prosperity –Herman Younger, Alachua Co., Sierra Club
More cars, more climate change –Jared Bidette(?), Monticello
Toll roads as economic driver –Kevin Wall, Leon County
For the road –Crawford Powell, Madison Co. Dev. Council
Here’s a WWALS video playlist:
Toll roads as prosperity drain and climate change, at M-CORES toll road meeting, Madison, FL 2020-02-11
Videos by John S. Quarterman for WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS).
There are plenty more of these videos yet to be published.
To date, there are no more Suncoast Connector Task Force meetings scheduled until June. However, other Task Forces are distributing materials online and planning dialin meetings, so don’t be surprised if this Task Force does, too.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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