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originally posted by: Unity_99
Well I liked the post about the hotly debated underground military ones and how we should all have some superfast transports, imagine it only taking an hour to cross the country. I want some real tech brought out, debated hotly or not.
originally posted by: jrod
Florida tried. We passed a voter referendum amendment for a high speed rail from Tampa to Orlando to Cape Canaveral. Most residents wanted it, the federal government even was going to give us grants. Rick Scott nixed it.
Rick Scott nixed Florida's high rail because he said it would cost to much, this coming from a man whose campaign slogan was "Putting Florida back to Work".
The real reason Scott nixed Florida's high speed rail is he is in cahoots with the FEC(Florida East Coast Railway) and used that to push a light-raIl system in the Orlando area that is an absolute waste of money. Nixing the high speed rail was a gift from Rick Scott to the FEC.
So instead of getting an advanced high speed rail the voters approved, we get a non-functional 'light rail' system in Orlando that does not even run on weekends. Way to send Florida back to the turn of the 20th Century Rick Scott!!!!
originally posted by: thisguyrighthere
originally posted by: OpinionatedB
a reply to: crazyewok
All the city folk want high speed rail so they can send their populations out from the cities and into the rural areas to share in the misery.
originally posted by: intelligenthoodlum33
a reply to: Xcathdra
Could you elaborate?