341.501 High-technology transportation systems; joint project agreement or assistance.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Transportation may enter into a joint project agreement with, or otherwise assist, private or public entities, or consortia thereof, to facilitate the research, development, and demonstration of high-technology transportation systems, including, but not limited to, systems using magnetic levitation technology. The department may, subject to s. 339.135, provide funds to match any available federal aid or aid from other states or jurisdictions for effectuating the research, development, and demonstration of high-technology transportation systems. To be eligible for funding under this section, the project must be located in Florida.
History.—s. 64, ch. 93-164; s. 58, ch. 96-323; s. 56, ch. 97-100; ss. 54, 88, ch. 2002-20.