Interactive map: States seek slice of federal rail funding
Here's a cool map showing the many high-speed rail initiatives on the national Wish List, including the Tampa-Orlando corridor. The Wall Street Journal reports states applied for billions of dollars for passenger-rail projects Monday, marking the start of a stimulus program designed to kick-start high-speed rail service in the U.S. More applications for the Here's the story.
But here's the cooler link to the WSJ's interactive map. Don't forget to click on "Florida" for some details. And here's another view on Florida from the Federal Railroad Administration.
-- Robert Trigaux, Times Business Columnist