April 25, 2023
Florida's turnpike Titusville exit.

No one enjoys paying tolls. Toll roads are typically implemented to help recoup the costs of road construction and maintenance. But in the ever-growing area of Central Florida, they’re becoming more and more prevalent reports ClickOrlandoAccording to TransForce, Florida has “over 719 miles of toll roads.”

Historian Jim Clark explains further why Florida may see an ongoing increase in toll roads. “These things are going to continue to be built, they need money to build them,” he said. “Florida has no income tax, no inheritance tax, so we are trying to get by on a dime here when we need a dollar, so these toll roads aren’t going anywhere.”

Watch Clark’s full interview on ClickOrlando.