All Aboard Florida: Brightline’s financing challenged in congressional hearing

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; April 19, 2018 Brightline’s use of federal tax-exempt Private Activity Bonds, to build the privately…

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Could Ohio replicate Florida’s high-speed rail system?

By David Patch, Staff Writer, The Toledo Blade; April 16, 2018 MIAMI — A little more than 35 years ago,…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline train looks to revive intercity rail travel

By David Patch, Staff Writer, The Toledo Blade; April 13, 2018 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Henry Flagler set…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline skeptics worry about safety, environment in Florida

By David Patch, The Toldeo Blade; April 13, 2018 STUART, Fla. — While passengers and promoters gush about the speed…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline launching service to Miami ‘hopefully’ by early May, mayor says

By Martin Vassolo, Miami Herald; April 11, 2018 Brightline’s passenger rail service began testing in Miami-Dade County on Wednesday, with…

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California: Study rejects developer’s call to cut Caltrain downtown extension to two rails

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; April 11, 2018 A peer review released Tuesday found that three rail lines…

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South Florida: Do Brightline, other high-speed trains attract more people who want to commit suicide?

By Gil Smart, TCPalm.com; April 9, 2018 It happened again. On Sunday, a pedestrian in Delray Beach was struck and killed by…

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European Commission approves Italo-NTV acquisition

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; April 5, 2018 THE European Commission (EC) has approved the acquisition of Italian open-access…

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First Brightline train arrives at Miami station during final stage of construction

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; April 4, 2018 A Brightline train pulled into the MiamiCentral station for…

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