A new bus service will offer transportation to Gainesville for only a dollar. The route will run through Alachua County areas of High Springs, Newberry and Archer. The route will connect residents in rural areas to the city and Assistant Manager at MV Transportation Kenny Gonzalaz says the route is flexible.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Gonzalez5.mp3]
Florida transportation officials are preparing for the likely closure of Interstate 75 north of Gainesville as waters from the Santa Fe River are expected to continue to rise and overtake the road.