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DOT calls Atrak threat a bargaining ploy

Top state Department of Transportation officials are calling Amtrak's threat to end rail service in the SunRail corridor a bluff. And legislative leaders question the federally-subsided corporation's motives. It's setting up a high speed game of chicken that threatens to derail one of Gov. Charlie Crist's top priorities. Read more here.

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Mayor Mose

They are probably mad that DOT is now going to compete with their already existent Rail Service(which nobody rides) from Tampa to Orlando to Miami.

Thanks to the Legislature, now our taxes will have to subsidize Amtrak even more, and pay for new subsidies for all the new rails that the DOT will operate at a loss

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