Done deal on high-speed rail? Tampa advocates hope not, as they plan a rally at noon on Monday in front of City Hall

Though the odds look increasingly difficult that Florida officials will be able to circumvent Governor Rick Scott's decision to kill the Tampa-to-Orlando high speed rail route, a coalition of interested groups and individuals from the Tampa Bay area plan to hold a rally Monday in front of Tampa's City Hall to keep hope alive for the project.

Former Tampa City Council woman Linda Saul-Sena said a group she's involved with — the Livable Tampa Roundtable — along with the Hillsborough County League of Women Voters, the Sierra Club and others, will be gathering at 12:00 noon on Monday in front of City Hall Plaza, on the southeast corner of Kennedy Blvd. and Franklin Street to rally the troops on high-speed rail.

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