WGCU Radio Staff
Fri February 28, 2014
Charlie Crist Vows Support for High-Speed Rail
Charlie Crist was back in action, high-fiving and hugging his way through a crowd of University of South Florida students who gathered for a student election. He's getting warmed up for what promises to be one of the most closely-watched elections in the country, squaring off against Rick Scott.
The once-and-possibly future governor promised to do what he can to overturn Scott's rejection of a federal high-speed rail plan that would have connected Tampa and Orlando.
When Crist was asked what he could do to make high-speed rail happen in Florida, he said "not alienate the president, for one," and that he would utilize "common sense, instead of nonsense.