2022 Candidate Endorsements

CFL4Transit supports champions in Central Florida who prioritize fast, frequent and reliable transit supported by our core values of accessibility, equity, and environmental justice.

We endorse candidates at all levels of government who have shown commitment to supporting transit through their actions, platforms, and questionnaire responses.

Anthony Nieves for FL HD 47

Anthony is a transit user who knows that investing in mass transit uplifts marginalized communities. He’ll counter transit disinformation from Americans for Prosperity, founded by the Koch brothers, and fight for frequent and accessible transit for all marginalized communities in Central Florida.

Rep. Carlos G. Smith for HD 37

Rep. Smith supports expanding funding for public transit initiatives in Florida, by facilitating access to transportation grants and raising money with development impact fees. Carlos also believes that transportation planners and engineers should be re-skilled in the Vision Zero safety framework for all road users, so we can decrease traffic fatalities to zero.

Rita Harris for HD 44

Candidate Questionnaire Answers

Rita is a proud SunRail rider and will work hard to secure funding for public transit in Central Florida. She understands that fewer cars on our streets means fewer traffic fatalities. Rita supports public transit as an alternative to car use. We look forward to helping elect Rita to the State House!