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Gov. Scott meets with Japanese Foreign Minister to discuss high-speed rail

Governor Rick Scott met with Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara Saturday afternoon.

Although Scott divulged little about the meeting, he did mention that he would like the Sunshine State and Japan to work together in the future to create more jobs.

“At the appropriate time I will be going to Japan. The foreign minister has invited me to Japan to uh, with business leaders to talk about how to do that and I have also invited the foreign minister back with business leaders from Japan to talk about how we can do, how Japanese companies can do more business,” said Governor Scott.

Gov. Scott meets with Japanese Foreign Minister to discuss high-speed rail.

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

AFP: Japan offers to fund part of US high-speed rail project

The proposed section would link Washington, D. C. and Baltimore. Wait and see.

WASHINGTON — Japan has offered to fund part of a project to build an ultra-fast train line between Washington and New York, which would revolutionize travel on the US east coast, a Japanese official said Friday.

AFP: Japan offers to fund part of US high-speed rail project.

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

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