NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST VIRGIN TRAINS USA/BRIGHTLINE

Publish Date: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 4:15pm

THE INDIAN RIVER NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FILED AN AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTING INDIAN RIVER COUNTY'S APPEAL OF PABs for the privately-owned high-speed passenger rail project Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline.

The association argued that the U.S. Department of Transportation "misinterpreted laws in order to qualify Brightline/Virgin Trains USA for the bond financing."

Appellate Judges David S. Tatel, Patricia A. Millett and Neomi J. Rao accepted the association's brief on June 3.

Read more here.

Original article was written by Shelly Sigo of The Bond Buyer.