Governor halts Florida high speed project

March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p10
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The article reports that on February 16, 2011, Rick Scott, Republican Governor of Florida, put a stop to the federal government's proposal to set up a high speed rail service between Tampa and Orlando, claiming that despite a 2.4 billion dollar government grant, cost over runs would be a burden to state residents, that not enough users would make the line viable, and that the funds could be better used for other infrastructure development projects.


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