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Buddy Dyer

Toll money an obvious solution for SunRail, Lynx

The answer to a big regional problem is as obvious as a certain GOP contender's comb-over. Central Florida needs more money to expand its commuter train and bus systems. Without more money SunRail will always be a poor man's version of Atlanta's MARTA system. And Lynx buses will continue to be Orlando's transportation stepchild. We can't allow that if this region is really serious about providing alternatives to the car. Usually, when communities talk about needing more money for mass transit it can only mean one thing: higher taxes. Nobody likes the sound of that. But we should consider ourselves lucky. The Central Florida Expressway Authority, which...