NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:30pm

By Lisa Broadt , TCPalm             ... more

Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:15pm

By Nicole Rodriguez, TCPalm

After weeks of combing through a 522-page... more

Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:30am

By Michael Goforth TC Palm

“Railroad.”

As a verb it can mean “to rush or push something... more

Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:15am

At the outset let me state that I am adamantly opposed to AAF’s proposed use of FEC tracks running along the Treasure Coast coastline and through our communities (the proposed 128.5 mile “N-S Corridor”). I heartily concur with extensive... more

Published: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 8:00am

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - All Aboard Florida (AAF) wants to start train service from Miami to Orlando in early 2017, but they may end up needing help from the government to get there.  AAF President Mike Reininger met with the... more

Published: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:00am

Jupiter November 10, 2014 Ms. Kim DeLaney, Strategic Development Coordinator Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council 421 SW Camden Avenue Stuart, FL 34994 RE: Town of Jupiter Response to the All Aboard Florida (AAF) Draft Environmental Impact... more

Published: Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:30am

  Florida Today

200 learn more about All Aboard Florida proposal at Cocoa Beach - KEEP SENDING PROTEST LETTERS AND EMAILS HERE ... more

Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:30am

By  Palm Beach Post

With the blast of an air horn on Wednesday, excavators began demolishing... more

Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:15am

By Donald Rodrigue Tc Palm

With the blast of an air horn on Wednesday, excavators began... more

Published: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 4:30pm

By Jamies Kirley, TC Palm

VERO BEACH — City leaders restored their emphatic opposition to All Aboard Florida in a... more

Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 6:00am

All Aboard Florida’s proposed passenger rail would impact 128 to 165 acres of wetlands and surface waters within or near the proposed rail, according to a federal permit application notice.

The proposal, which includes new and relocated... more

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.

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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.

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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