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Tampa to Orlando passenger rail proposals get changed in the Florida Legislature

A Florida Senate committee revised a proposal that could help extend a private passenger-rail system from Orlando to Tampa.
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Bill in Florida Legislature would set aside I-4 land for Brightline passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Public land would have to be set aside along Interstate 4 so private passenger rail service could be extended between Orlando and Tampa.
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Brightline says it is “making tremendous strides” toward Orlando-to-Tampa passenger rail service

Backers say rail service can help reduce vehicles on Central Florida’s congested roads.
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A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., November 7, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Police seek witnesses Tampa Police released a video that shows several people they say may have been involved in the mass shooting in Ybor City. Police have charged one suspect. You can submit tips at...

Hopes for new Florida connections on National Train Day

Children and adults alike shared delight at the excitement of hearing the whistle blowing on a train arriving from New York on its way to Miami on Saturday. Model train enthusiasts and historians gathered at...

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