Florida senator says Brightline high-speed rail is not taxpayers' responsibility

Posted on January 11, 2018

By: Mike Holfeld - Investigative Reporter, Donovan Myrie - Special Projects Producer- Click Orlando

MELBOURNE, Fla. - The Brightline tracks and signals have been tested, three new passenger terminals have been built with a fourth one near completion, trains are polished and ready to go and Floridians are eager to finally experience the future of travel by high-speed rail.

Despite Gov. Rick Scott turning down $2 billion in funding in 2011 from the Obama administration to create a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando, super fast train service is about to make its debut in the Sunshine State…

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