Gainesville Regional Transit System has received a $9 million grant to improve maintenance facilities. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe and US Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined together this morning to announce the funding. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Kerrigan says officials at all levels of government are excited for the opportunities the grant provides.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/SAMANTHAVO1.mp3]
Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of Governor Rick Scott approving HB 7027, a bill that loosened restrictions on automated vehicles in the state of Florida in an effort to increase testing of autonomous and connected vehicles.