Roused by his tea party base, Gov. Rick Scott early this year halted a decades-in-the-works bullet train linking Tampa and Orlando — citing concerns about possible costs to Florida taxpayers. Yet a different fate awaits SunRail, a commuter rail line in Central Florida that would cost state taxpayers even more. Why is SunRail likely to go forward when high-speed rail did not? A mix of politics, legal concerns and an opportunity to more quickly move commercial cargo, opponents and proponents of the project say. Read the story here.
Rick Scott faces tough decision on costly SunRail project
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