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


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: Rail transportation | Magnetic levitation trains | Project management | Legislation | Magnetic fields | Vehicles | Railroad trains | High-speed rail | Florida | United States

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