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Rallies Organized in Support of High-Speed Rail in Florida

18 Aug 2009 4:28 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

Rallies took place today in Tampa, Orlando, and Lakeland to support Florida's petition for stimulus funds to build high-speed rail from Orlando-Tampa.

The following article, from The St Petersburg Times, provides further details on these events, organized by former Hillsborough County Commissioner Ed Turanchik, along with longtime high-speed rail advocates Paula and Doc Dockery of Lakeland.

http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/masstransit/high-speed-rail-supporters-kick-off-campaign-to-get-federal-funds/1028712

--Jackson McQuigg

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