High-speed rail supported in Texas, Fla.

03/10/2014 | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Florida and Texas are each looking into high-speed rail for their states. However, these projects would be paid for with private funds and have garnered public support, unlike California's $68 billion project that relies heavily on government funds. The proposed 200 mph Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston project would cost an estimated $10 billion, with options to extend it to Austin and San Antonio in the future, while the $1 billion All Aboard Florida train would travel at speeds of 90 mph to 125 mph.

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