Potential for the Segmental Development of High Speed Rail in the Orlando-Tampa Corridor

by Nazih K. Haddad, Florida Dep of Transportation, Tallahassee, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


The State of Florida has been pursuing the planning and implementation of high speed rail in the Miami-Orlando-Tampa corridor for the past ten years. Due to financial and institutional constraints, it may be difficult to implement the entire project under one phase. This paper investigates the potential for the segmental implementation of the Orlando-Tampa segment as a first-phase of a statewide high speed rail system.

Subject Headings: Rail transportation | Transportation corridors | Rapid transit systems | Financial management | Project management | Construction management | Public transportation | Transportation management | Florida | United States | Tampa

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