Friday, May 14, 2010

FRA gives go-ahead to Florida high-speed rail project

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On May 13, Florida Governor Charlie Crist marked the Federal Railroad Administration's decision to approve Florida's high-speed rail. The FRA, for the first time in the country's history, issued a final Record of Decision for a major high-speed rail project, the Orlando-Tampa segment of Florida's high-speed rail program.

This allows the Florida Department of Transportation to begin the design, land acquisition and construction of the Orlando-Tampa project.

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