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Proposed Chicago-Florida passenger train route bypasses Tampa

A proposed passenger train route from Chicago to Miami would potentially bypass Tampa’s Union Station. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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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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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.

Debate on Autonomous Vehicles/Self Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars are in the development stage. Companies such as Google, Tesla and the major automakers are road testing cars right now—to see how self driving cars in all sorts of conditions....
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Remodeled Riverfront Park is backdrop for Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address

Tampa unveiled its newly-remodeled Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Friday morning for Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address. Buckhorn praised the $35 million renovation and the city staff who worked on it. Before...

Tampa state Rep criticizes Scott administration over All Aboard Florida

Tampa state Rep criticizes Scott administration over All Aboard Florida

Voters could see new Hillsborough transit tax proposal in 2016

A transit purposal for Hillsborough County wants to impose a one cent tax for funding.

Governor Crist signs rail bill into law

Today Governor Charlie Crist signed historic legislation for state and local rail systems. The bill passed in a Special Session of the Florida Legislature last week, which many say is the first step in also...

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