PIRG report says $1.1B for Florida toll road ‘boondoggle’ is ‘veto-proof’

The Florida Legislature’s tentative multibillion dollar plan to build 330 miles of toll roads across the state by 2030 has drawn criticism within the state as a wasteful and needless degradation of habitat in environmentally sensitive areas.

Now, Florida’s proposed Multi-Use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance (M-CORES) plan is drawing censure on a national scale as “one of the most expensive, damaging and wasteful highway-building sprees in the country.”