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Florida Rep. Brown: Establish “model” high speed rail lines

Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) says the first stage of developing America’s high speed rail program is to establish one or two high quality corridors. That’s smart. What’s more, one of them does not have to be in Florida. Progressive Railroading has a complete rundown.

Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee’s Railroad Subcommittee, Brown long has been “battling” Florida’s legislature to win approval of an initial commuter-rail system in central Florida that, in effect, would lay the groundwork for a statewide HSR line, she said in a prepared statement.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Politics, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, United States High Speed Rail

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