Orlando Agency Greenlights $1B Rail Link To Miami

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has given the go-ahead to a $1 billion project proposed by a Flagler Development Group LLC unit to build the first passenger rail line connecting Florida's Orlando International Airport to tourist hot spot Miami, the airport announced Thursday.

Florida East Coast Industries Inc. won the recommendation in a Wednesday meeting with the aviation agency's board, getting one step closer to building 40 miles of new track linking Orlando to the company’s existing 200 miles of rail infrastructure. The approval is also...
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