The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday approved a multi-year, full-funding grant agreement to build the $1.2 billion SunRail project in central Florida.

The long-planned, 61-mile commuter rail line is designed to link Orlando with the nearby counties of Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia counties. It’s designed to relieve congestion partly created by workers commuting to the Orlando area, home of the state’s mega-theme parks.

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