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2010 Florida Statutes

SECTION 63
System facilities designated; additions and deletions.
F.S. 339.63
339.63 System facilities designated; additions and deletions.
(1) The initial Strategic Intermodal System shall include all facilities that meet the criteria recommended by the Strategic Intermodal Steering Committee in a report titled “Steering Committee Final Report: Recommendations for Designating Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System” dated December 2002.
(2) The Strategic Intermodal System and the Emerging Strategic Intermodal System include three different types of facilities that each form one component of an interconnected transportation system which types include:
(a) Existing or planned hubs that are ports and terminals including airports, seaports, spaceports, passenger terminals, and rail terminals serving to move goods or people between Florida regions or between Florida and other markets in the United States and the rest of the world;
(b) Existing or planned corridors that are highways, rail lines, waterways, and other exclusive-use facilities connecting major markets within Florida or between Florida and other states or nations; and
(c) Existing or planned intermodal connectors that are highways, rail lines, waterways or local public transit systems serving as connectors between the components listed in paragraphs (a) and (b).
(3) After the initial designation of the Strategic Intermodal System under subsection (1), the department shall, in coordination with the metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, regional planning councils, transportation providers, and affected public agencies, add facilities to or delete facilities from the Strategic Intermodal System described in paragraphs (2)(b) and (c) based upon criteria adopted by the department.
(4) After the initial designation of the Strategic Intermodal System under subsection (1), the department shall, in coordination with the metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, regional planning councils, transportation providers, and affected public agencies, add facilities to or delete facilities from the Strategic Intermodal System described in paragraph (2)(a) based upon criteria adopted by the department. However, an airport that is designated as a reliever airport to a Strategic Intermodal System airport which has at least 75,000 itinerant operations per year, has a runway length of at least 5,500 linear feet, is capable of handling aircraft weighing at least 60,000 pounds with a dual wheel configuration which is served by at least one precision instrument approach, and serves a cluster of aviation-dependent industries, shall be designated as part of the Strategic Intermodal System by the Secretary of Transportation upon the request of a reliever airport meeting this criteria.
History.s. 48, ch. 2003-286; s. 45, ch. 2007-196.