Gov. Charlie Crist sent U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood a letter formally requesting federal stimulus bucks for a bullet train from Orlando to Tampa.
In the letter, Crist touts the overwhelming passage of the SunRail/TriRail/High speed rail bill on Tuesday.
"The transportation bill passed this week resoundingly demonstrates Florida’s support for passenger rail transportation," Crist writes. "As a result, the Sunshine State will reduce congestion on our roadways and create more efficient travel options for our residents and visitors."
Read the full letter below