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Ed Turanchik's latest big idea: High-speed ferries



Ed Turanchik, he of Olympic dreams and proposals for commuter rail as an antidote to traffic snarls, has a new big pitch.

Catch this: high-speed ferry service.

Turanchik, a lawyer with the Akerman Senterfitt firm, has been quietly pitching a proposal to some civic leaders and elected officials on behalf of a client hoping to operate a commuter ferry service in Tampa Bay.

Turanchik, citing attorney-client privilege would neither confirm nor deny his involvement with the project.

But he did say this: "It sounds like a great idea."

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[Last modified: Monday, May 13, 2013 11:07am]


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