Tampa Bay Times

Florida needs innovative ideas to ensure a promising future. The Multi-use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance (M-CORES) program is exactly the kind of plan that will change Florida’s future for the better. This plan to create new roadways throughout Florida, in one form or another, has been discussed for decades. As a growing state, we must see it through, and to make sure it is done right, we must see it through now.

Florida continues to attract hundreds of new residents every day. Our state leaders must anticipate and plan for future growth to ensure Floridians, as well as those visiting the state, are able to travel our roadways freely and safely. This is one of the main goals of M-CORES — to thoughtfully plan now for future growth, before it is too late. In addition to addressing traffic concerns, the plan also calls for exploring other various types of transportation, including freight and passenger rail, trails and public transit.

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