Experts: At high-speed rail's end, Florida transit options are under par

Florida's proposed high-speed train line would reach true high speeds -- 168 miles per hour -- but with five stops on the 84-mile route, the train would not cut much time from the Tampa-to-Orlando drive. High-speed rail advocates worry about that and the issue of infrastructure at the train's final depot because neither city offers much in the way of public transportation. But a top Florida high-speed rail official believes the federal government will offer additional grant money to extend the line to Miami.

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