High Speed Transportation for the 21st Century: Florida's High Speed Rail and Maglev Projects

by Charles H. Smith, Florida Dep of Transportation, Tallahassee, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Speed Ground Transportation Systems I: Planning and Engineering

Abstract:

This paper presents a brief status report on the State of Florida high speed ground transportation efforts. It includes a description of the amended high speed transportation act in Florida and provides a summary of the new application and franchise process and a status report on the ongoing maglev demonstration project.



Subject Headings: Magnetic levitation trains | Vehicles | Legislation | Magnetic fields | Railroad trains | High-speed rail | Transportation management | Florida | United States

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