Potential Statewide Impacts of Florida's Proposed High Speed Rail System

by Patrick J. Griffith, Univ of South Florida, Tampa, United States,
Tim Lynch, Univ of South Florida, Tampa, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


This paper presents a summary of the findings from an analysis of the potential statewide impacts resulting from the construction and operation of a high speed intercity rail system in Florida. The analysis quantifies these impacts for the proposed 300-mile high speed rail system connecting the cities of Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami.

Subject Headings: Interurban travel | Environmental issues | Routing (transportation) | Urban development | High-speed rail | Construction management | Structural systems | Florida | United States | Tampa | Orlando | Miami

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