NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

Published: Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 8:30am

By Sally Swartz Opinion Zone

The parking lot at Stuart’s Kane Center is full; the extra cars land in a lot across the street and in a swale beside... more

Published: Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 12:30pm

by By Devin Banerjee and David Carey  Bloomberg

Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG), which in 2007 became the... more

Published: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:45pm

By Rich Campbell. Full Article at TCPalm

The Federal Railroad... more

Published: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:30pm

By Arnie Rosenberg TCPalm

More than 800 people turned out for the Federal... more

Published: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 11:00am

All Aboard Florida-related companies and officials spent more than $3.5 million on campaign contributions and lobbying fees at the state and national level in the last five years, a Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers investigation found.

... more

Published: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:15pm

By Nicole Rodriguez TCPalm  

WEST PALM BEACH — All Aboard Florida... more

Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:15am

IF YOU OPPOSE - PLEASE WRITE LETTERS HERE: http://bit.ly/1t5nn6KAND ATTEND THE UPCOMING MEETINGS- SEE LIST BELOW Few ask technical questions; many want work contracts or jobs. By John Lantigua Palm... more

Published: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 12:00pm

By Kristina Webb TC Palm

All Aboard Florida announced in early October it is seeking a new... more

Published: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:45am

By George Andreassi  Full Article at TC Palm

ABOUT THIS... more

Published: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:30pm

Public forums to discuss All Aboard Florida’s impact on communities settled along the Florida East Coast Railway tracks begin Monday, but opponents of the passenger rail project say the format of the federally organized gatherings restricts... more

Published: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:30am

By Lydia Dinkova Miami Today

All Aboard Florida, the rail line that is in a few years to link Miami and Orlando, has expanded its funding... more

Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm

By Dave Berman - Florida Today

The Brevard County Commission this afternoon supported a financing plan... more

Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm

By Kim Miller Palm Beach Post

Miami-Dade County Commissioners approved in an 11-0 vote this morning a measure that clears... more

Published: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm

3 BREVARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTED YES TO ALL ABOARD FLORIDA FINANCING PLAN - Comm. Bolin Lewis, Andy Anderson, and Robin Fisher voted yes. The Brevard County Commission tsupported a financing plan to help All Aboard Florida develop its... more

Published: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:00am

BY STEVE RYAN CARE FLORIDA

1.   Cost to taxpayers/communities

The public has known that AAF is pursuing a Railroad Rehabilitation and... more

Published: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:15am

Nancy Smith: Sunshine State News

Few Floridians know All Aboard Florida (AAF) has found "a super-secret"... more

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00am

All Aboard Florida will not consider expanding its passenger rail service to Tampa or adding other stops along its Miami-to-Orlando route until its express trains begin running in 2017, the company’s President and Chief Development Officer... more

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00am

By James Kirley TCPalm

You can help - send your letters to oppose the... more

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

VERO BEACH, Fla.-- Governor Rick Scott breaks with the Treasure Coast elected officials' opposition to All Aboard Florida, today announcing his support for the high-speed rail that will eventually add 32 trains to Treasure Coast railways. We... more

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 8:30am

BY Janet Begley TCPalm

SEBASTIAN — Some trying to get to Sebastian's All... more

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 1:15pm

The Bond Buyer

 

 LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER FINANCING FIASCO FOLLOWING IN THE... more

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 6:15am

From Huffington Post NOW IS THE TIME TO PROTEST THE EIS DRAFT - SEND LETTERS AND EMAIL HERE: ... more

Published: Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 8:30am

SEND LETTERS TO PROTEST ALL ABOARD FLORIDA HERE

On top of billions of dollars in tax incentives that state and local governments offer... more

Published: Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:15am

ALL ABOARD FLORIDA TO INCREASE RAIL TRAFFIC, FOIL EMERGENCY RESPONDERS, SAYS CARE, FL. Tell us your thoughts on this issue & Protest the EIS here  - dozens of email letters, paper letters, contact information and more:... more

Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4:45pm

All Aboard Florida is seeking $1.75 billion in tax exempt bonds to pay for its express passenger rail service, an abrupt departure from the federal loan the private company had sought and a jolt to people working to derail the project.

... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:15pm

By Jennifer Sorentrue Palm Beach Post

All Aboard Florida’s express passenger train... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

By Kim Miller Palm Beach Post

All Aboard Florida has changed its plan to pay for its... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:45pm

Dear Bill: As you are the chairman of Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL), I’d like to share Martin Health System’s position on All Aboard Florida’s potential impact to our patients, physicians, and caregivers. Martin Health... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:30am

Boynton Beach could become the first local government in Palm Beach County to approve a contentious railroad crossing agreement with All Aboard Florida that details who is responsible for paying for safety upgrades and future maintenance... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00am

By Isadora Rangel, TCPalm

The All Aboard Florida high-speed trains are a major campaign issue in the... more

Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 6:00am

Full Article by Dave Berman at Florida Today

All Aboard Florida has modified its financing plan for its... more

Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:15pm

TCPalm Editorial

EYES TRAINED ON REPORT: U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy this week raised concerns about the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the All Aboard Florida high-speed rail project in connection with its application for a $1.6... more

Published: Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

Click on the PDF download to read the letter from Bob Solari to FECI's Rusty Roberts.

Published: Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 1:00pm

By Kimberly Miller  TCPalm

A Federal Railroad Administration engineer is so concerned about... more

Published: Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 11:30am

Early Observations on the E. I. S. By Tom Monahan September 26, 2014 Here in South Florida, we have to wonder if government officials hundreds of miles away in Washington realize how much we look to them to protect us from abuses. By living... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:30pm

By Nancy Smith, Sunshine State News When Barack Obama took office in 2008, a lot of people -- some of them in Florida -- thought they were going to make a... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:30pm

WASHINGTON — High-speed rail was supposed to be President Obama’s signature transportation project, but despite the administration spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 4:30pm

MEDIA ADVISORY: CARE FL, First Responders to Host Press Conference at Jupiter Medical JUPITER, FL – Citizens Against Rail Expansion (CARE FL) and first responders will hold a press conference, Tuesday, October 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the Jupiter... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 2:45pm

Letter by: Richard V. Neill, Fort Pierce TC Palm CSX Transportation is one of only five Class One railroads in the United States. CSX currently furnishes passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando via Amtrak. If high-speed rail is such a... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:45am

By Arnie Rosenberg TC Palm September 30, 2014

Rep. Patrick Murphy is casting doubt on the facts in the All Aboard Florida draft Environmental Impact Statement and challenging the remedies the railroad proposes for a raft of... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 6:45am

Here are the days left to file a protest:    Click here to send protest letters... more

Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 6:30am

Calling the movement of crude oil by rail an “imminent hazard” to the public, the federal Department of Transportation said on Wednesday that railroads would be required to notify local emergency responders whenever oil shipments traveled through... more

Published: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 3:45pm

Letter By Christopher Cordova, Jupiter

Numerous officials have given numerous reasons for the numerous benefits All Aboard Florida will bring to our communities, not to mention the projected number of riders and the projected number of... more

Published: Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:45pm

Rich Campbell says: Peek behind the curtain and glimpse the process federal officials used in creating the draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed project.

Because the Federal Government does not have enough money to pay for... more

Published: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:00pm

Social justice is defined by Matthew Robinson* as "... promoting a just society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity." According to John Rawls* social justice is about assuring the protection of equal access to liberties, rights... more