Photo: RenderingThe Jacksonville Transportation Authority wants to replace the Skyay rail system with driverless cars.
Economic Yearbook 2017
Northeast Florida: Picking up the pieces
In Northeast Florida, many infrastructure projects are underway that will drive growth in the region. The landscape is changing in downtown Jacksonville as Mayor Lenny Curry proposes demolishing an elevated expressway to make way make way for riverfront develpment. Also in downtown, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority wants to replace the Skyway rail system with driverless cars. In Lake City, historic renovation is beginning on the Blanche Hotel Soon it will house residences, retail and city hall. Overall, the northeast Florida region is also reeling and rebuilding after last year's Hurricane Matthew. Included in this report are people to watch, and a regional roundup of business, county-by-county.
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