April 25, 2014

CSX connection seen in lawmaker’s rail support

ORLANDO, Fla. — House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) wants to privatize Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, which is seen by critics as a first step toward destroying Amtrak. In his home state, Mica opposed using state funds for a now-mothballed high-speed rail project to link Tampa and Orlando. Yet Mica is actively supporting [...]