Tampa-Orlando hyperloop could be in central Florida's future | Smart Cities Dive
- California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) could be considering developing a hyperloop transit system through Central Florida, connecting Tampa and Orlando along the Interstate 4 corridor at maximum speeds near 700 mph, according to WFLA News Channel 8.
- HTT officials are reportedly scheduled to present their ideas for the high-speed system to regional transportation leaders at a meeting on June 6. Voters had approved a plan to give high-speed rail right of way along I-4, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott subsequently blocked $2.4 billion in federal funds from going into a rail project. The federal money earmarked for that project went to the California High-Speed Rail Authority's now-$77 billion bullet train project instead.
- Local leaders told WFLA that any plans for a Tampa-Orlando hyperloop are exploratory at this point.
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