NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:45am

Safety concerns abound for All Aboard Florida. Thank you, Sir, for calling attention to this navigation matter. AAF should not be railroaded through without all safety concerns being properly addressed. Clearly, the more AAF issues that arise,... more

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:45am

Duane Lang, Port St. Lucie Article Source here

Letter: All Aboard Florida would present serious dilemma at drawbridge

Federal... more

Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 4:30pm

By Ayn Marie Samuelson, Guest columnist for Florida Today

There are too many unknowns and hidden agendas to support All Aboard Florida's push for high-speed passenger rail by the newly incorporated Florida East Coast Industries, LLC (FECI... more

Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 2:45pm

I am a Treasure Coast resident. You all down in Miami don't know what kind of long-term damage this is going to do up here. We don't need it - no passenger service will ever be sustainable on its own. They all require subsidies. Into the future,... more

Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 11:15am

By Sally Swartz  - Source article here

The campaign against All Aboard Florida is picking up speed... more

Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 8:30am

By Steve Bousquet

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called on developers of a private railroad project to take more steps in response to questions and concerns of residents living who may be affected by All Aboard Florida, the first passenger... more

Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 8:30am

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott, who faced intense criticism for rejecting federal money for high-speed rail from Tampa to Orlando, has new train troubles for favoring a controversial rail project on Florida's east coast.

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Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 6:45am

Alice Johnson, Vero Beach. Source Article at TC Palm here.

Letter: Why All Aboard Florida will fail financially

I believe high-... more

Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 5:30pm

Source article here

As All Aboard Florida continues with its plan for high speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando, bits and... more

Published: Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 3:30pm

BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA

The Sebastian City Council was very unhappy upon learning survey work on the controversial $1 billion All Aboard Florida project was already well under way along the tracks in Sebastian, without any prior... more

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, on June 3 raised constituent concerns regarding the ongoing All Aboard... more

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Amtrak: Throw Money from the Train (full article here http://cagw.org/media/wastewatcher/amtrak-throw-money-train)

WasteWatcher, November 2012

By: Tom... more

Published: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 9:00pm

Full story here: http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2014/jun/01/debate-over-all-aboard-florida-wa...

WEST PALM BEACH — It was more a... more

Published: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 9:00pm

Public monies--taxpayer monies---at the federal, state, and local levels are being sought to fund this AAF boondoggle. While the AAF "infrastructure program is being instituted with private-sector dollars,” as Reininger says, in reality it's the... more

Published: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 9:15am

Commissioner Smith, At the AAF Public Forum last Thursday at the Blake Library in Stuart, the last question to the panel from a woman in the audience was: "I would like to leave here on a positive note, so is there anything positive that AAF will... more

Published: Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 2:15pm

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Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 2:30pm

By Sally Schwarz, columnist for the Palm Beach Post.

AAF plans a high-speed rail passenger service from Miami to Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach but none in northern Palm Beach County or the Treasure Coast.... more

Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 1:30pm

Experience of a Swiss Railway User

As a Swiss snowbird coming to Vero Beach since more than 40 years I am shocked to read the news about the "All board Florida" - nightmare. As a citizen of the country with one of the best public transport... more

Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 2:15pm

Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

Citizens tear apart Bob Lawry's seemingly reasonable article in the TC Palm May 22 - see responses at the end of this article.

Opponents of the proposed All Aboard Florida high-speed train service between Miami and Orlando claim that more... more

Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 1:45pm

ALL ABOARD FLORIDA Alice Johnson, Vero Beach - May 26 2014

More reasons why it will fail

Based on the research I’ve done, there are only two profitable highspeed trains in the world, the TGV between Paris and Lyon, and the... more

Published: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2:45pm

By Kim Miller of The Palm Beach Post - full story here

The Town of Jupiter Island is adding its voice to the rising... more

Published: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2:30pm

State transportation officials on Thursday released video of a SunRail train crashing into a car in Maitland... more

Published: Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 4:45pm

Residents from Miami to West Palm Beach should wake up and realize what 32 more railroad closings a day will do to traffic around Dixie Highway.

The long-distance passenger train service, All Aboard Florida, is a great initiative and on... more

Published: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:15am

By Ann Henson Feltgen, BrowardBulldog.org New downtown passenger train service that will speed users from Orlando to South Florida and back may sound like a tourism dream come true, but there’s a potentially unexpected cost to local residents... more

By Arnie Rosenberg Posted May 21, 2014 Arnie weighs in with a balance pro and con on the real economic impact. More on the story at the TC Palm.

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Bob Solari provided the pros and cons regarding the varying economic needs of cities along the route of the proposed All Aboard Florida High Speed trains in the TC Palm May 23 2014

There are three tensions that help explain why the... more