TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Transportation through its Florida Rail Enterprise announced it will hold a series of public information meetings on the Tampa-Orlando high speed rail project Aug. 31-Sept. 2. The schedule:
n Tampa Convention Center: Aug. 31
n Lakeland Civic Center: Sept. 1
n Orange County Convention Center: Sept. 2
The general public meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at each venue. Rail Enterprise officials will present an overview of the Tampa-Orlando project.
Each presentation will be followed by question and answer sessions. Public comment cards will be available.
The public meetings are free, open to the public and require no advance registration.
Detailed information and agendas for each of the sessions will be posted at www.floridahighspeedrail.org.
Each public session will be preceded at 2:30 p.m. in each forum by information meetings for minority-owned and small businesses.
— Herald staff reports