Surface Transportation News: Most advanced toll lanes, DOT’s unserious supply chain proposal, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

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Florida DOT opens world’s most-advanced express toll lanesEV charging will not target Interstate highwaysMileage-based user fee study breaks new groundDOT’s unserious supply chain proposalThe 15-minute city?An expert’s assessment of automated vehiclesNews NotesQuotable Quotes

Florida DOT Opens World’s Most-Advanced Express Toll Lanes

At the end of February, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) opened to traffic its $2.4 billion I-4 Ultimate project, after seven years of construction to rebuild 20 miles of congested I-4 through downtown Orlando, with two express toll lanes added each way in the median. The project rebuilt 15 major interchanges and widened 140 existing bridges. I attended a briefing on