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High Speed Rail cancelled in Florida

Florida governor Rick Scott (R) has rejected the federal money to build the high speed rail between Orlando and Tampa (with stops at Walt Disney World and other locations of interest to tourists), effectively killing the project. Do you think … Continue reading

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What affect will High Speed Rail have on Walt Disney World?

Disney’s Magical Express will celebrate it’s 10 millionth passenger today. The family gets a private coach and a gift basket from the mouse. That’s a pretty huge chunk of visitors coming to Walt Disney World, but it’s still a fraction … Continue reading

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Orlando Mass Transit Map is Murky

Walt Disney, I think everyone can agree, was a visionary. His desire to see an America connected by a series of high speed trains, monorails, and people mover systems was given proof of concept by his theme park experiments and … Continue reading

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Florida’s High Speed Rail to stop at Disney World

President Obama mentioned the high speed rail project that will run from Tampa to the Orlando International Airport in the State Of The Union tonight. The project will get about 50% of the funding it needs from the federal stimulus … Continue reading

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Disney World vs High Speed Rail

The Orlando Sentinel has a look at how far Disney might go to support High Speed Rail in Central Florida. They question if Disney would be willing to give up it’s free Disney’s Magical Express service, the first step in … Continue reading

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