Florida Politics by Noah Pransky
August 14, 2019
More than 14 months after Florida’s electronic tolling SunPass system collapsed due to contractor and FDOT negligence, the state is still playing fast and loose when it comes to public records laws and requests related to failures with technology.
Florida Politics has eight records requests that have gone unfulfilled for more than 30 days, including simple queries pertaining to the project’s failures, such as:
— A May 29 request for media recorded at the SunPass procurement meeting;
— A June 11 request for a report compiled by contractor Conduent related to SunPass.com failures;
— July 10 requests related to the public cost of providing free transponders to drivers to reduce the state’s Toll-by-Plate problems and how much FDOT owes other tolling authorities due to collections problems…