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Bill Posey, Brian Mast Unveil the ‘Pedestrian Safety Study Act’ Focused on High-Speed Rail...

Posey brought out the “Pedestrian Safety Study Act” with the help of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., who is cosponsoring the proposal which they claim will “help protect the safety of pedestrians, motorists and residents along the high-speed rail corridor being constructed on Florida’s East Coast.”

Darren Soto Warns Cuts to Amtrak Could Hurt Tourism, Economic Recovery in Florida

Soto is backing more funds for Amtrak, including supporting a proposal from U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., which would increase Amtrak funding by $29 million in the next five years.

Brevard County Republicans Push Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act in Tallahassee

State Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Indialantic, and state Rep. Tyler Sirois, R-Merritt Island, teamed up on the “Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act” which “incorporates recommendations identified in a study commissioned by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA).”

DOT Sending $17.6 Million to Help Alleviate Rail Obstructions and Traffic in Jacksonville

“Northeast Florida, with its intricate network of railways, highways, and ports, remains a hotbed for federal investment and economic growth,” said Rutherford. “Following other major awards to the region, this grant will ease congestion downtown and clear rail obstructions near major hospitals.