But he also said that the SunRail project is different - at least from high-speed rail - because the state financial obligation is capped and local governments will be responsible for any long-term financial shortfalls.
At an Orange County Commission meeting, where supporters far outnumbered opponents of the project, county Mayor Teresa Jacobs said Scott told her he wanted confirmation of community support for SunRail.
"I think we have done that," she said.
Times/Herald staff writer Alex Leary contributed to this report. Janet Zink can be reached