NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:30pm

CBS12

With a projected 43% percent increase in rail traffic coming in the next year, emergency response teams are taking a closer look at how they would respond to a... more

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:30pm

The town council unanimously voted Tuesday to oppose issuing the bonds needed to build the controversial All Aboard Florida railroad between Orlando and Miami. They join Tequesta, Jupiter Island, Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie in their opposition... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:45pm

Whether All Aboard Florida is eligible to receive $1.75 billion in tax exempt bonds could come down to whether it has benefited from federal transportation money already.

In hundreds of pages of court documents filed late Friday, All... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:30pm

Martin County should put up its own financial stake — to the tune of a $50 million bond — if it wants to gamble with the future of southeast Florida transportation, according to court documents filed by All Aboard Florida and the U.S. Department... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:15pm

WSUF News As clean-up continues in the fatal Amtrak wreck near Philadelphia, several Martin County officials have again stressed... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:15pm

National Journal Thirty-nine minutes into his southbound ride from Wilmington, Delaware, to Washington, D.C., Joseph H. Boardman, president and CEO of... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:45pm

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A railroad vice president and anti-rail expansion activists... more

Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:15am

Wall Street Journal  By EDWARD R. HAMBERGER

The tragic derailment of an Amtrak passenger train near Philadelphia shines a light on an... more

Published: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 4:45pm

Wall Street Journal

This post has been updated to reflect that fact Amtrak officials have announced that Positive Train Control was installed on that section... more

Published: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 4:45pm

US News

Roughly six hours into a three-hour Amtrak trip between the nation’s capital and New York City last... more

Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 8:00pm

At 11:18 AM this morning, Beth Frady of the FDFC and Enterprise Florida released the following statement: "The FDFC meeting on the 28th has been canceled and no date has been finalized to reschedule it. This is all of the information the FDFC... more

Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 2:15pm

TCPALM

A meeting scheduled for May 28 to discuss whether All Aboard Florida’s express passenger rail system... more

Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:45am

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST THE TRAINS - MAY 28th IN ORLANDO - More info here: http://bit.ly/1KrfpyI. Letter from Susan Mehiel, Vero Beach

People ask us how they can help stop the... more

Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:15am

PRESS RELEASE FROM CARE FLORIDA: The safety and welfare of more than 8,000 students in the Martin County School District who travel to and from school could be at “serious risk” should the All Aboard Florida (AAF) rail project be allowed to... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:15pm

Palm Beach Post All Aboard Florida’s proposed expansion of rail service will jeopardize lives and property values, and make life... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:15pm

 PROTEST IN PERSON ON MAY 28TH - MORE INFO HERE: http://bit.ly/1KrfpyI

Dear Sir/Madam:

All Aboard Florida (AAF) proposes to develop track and acquire equipment so that it can run 16... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

TCPalm

Stopping All Aboard Florida could... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

PROTEST IN PERSON ON MAY 28TH - MORE INFO HERE: http://bit.ly/1KrfpyI

JUPITER — About 80 people, wearing white and red T-shirts reading “Stop the Trains,” created a standing-room-only crowd at Tuesday’s... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

Palm Beach Post

PROTEST IN PERSON ON MAY 28TH - MORE INFO HERE: http://bit.ly/1zP2aId

PALM BEACH GARDENS — Saying “there... more

Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

DO WE REALLY WANT THEM TO RECEIVE TAX PAYER SUBSIDIZED FUNDS - RALLY TO ORLANDO ON MAY 28TH TO MAKE YOUR PROTEST IN PERSON OR SEND AN EMAIL. DETAILS HERE:... more

Published: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:45am

Lisa Broadt - TCPalm

Martin and Indian River counties will ask a Washington, D.C., federal judge May 29 to block issuance of tax-exempt bonds to All Aboard Florida.

It’s essential that sale of the bonds — key financing for the... more

Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 5:15pm

Thomas Hewitt, V. Michael Ferdinandi and Martin County, Florida, Plaintiffs,  vs United States Department of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation and Peter M. Rogoff, Undersecretary of... more

Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:45pm

Palm Beach Post Two Palm Beach County... more

Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 - 5:45pm

MARTIN COUNTY HOMETOWN NEWS

Martin County Commissioners took the financial cuffs off April 14 in the fight against Florida Cast Coast Industries' plans to send 26 high speed trains a day through downtown Stuart.

The commission... more

Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 - 8:00am

STUART, Fla.—Four out of every five registered voters in the Treasure Coast and North Palm Beach County oppose the All Aboard Florida (AAF) rail project, a new poll shows. AAF wants to build new rail lines between Orlando and Miami, which would... more

Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

Robert Crandall, TCPalm

Truth really is stranger than fiction, to paraphrase Mark Twain.

Especially... more

Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:45am

Palm Beach Post

Florida East Coast Railway’s... more

Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:30am

TCPalm

I’m about to... more

Published: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:15am

Lisa Broadt - TCPalm

Elected officials will face tough choices, with multimillion consequences, when quiet-zone discussions move from northern Palm Beach County into Martin County and up the Treasure Coast.

For months, local... more

Published: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00am

http://www.futurism.co/links/view/japan-maglev-train-breaks-world-speed-...

A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken its own world... more

Published: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00am

TCPALM

As 'All Aboard Florida' moves ahead with plans to get trains on the tracks by next year, the... more

Published: Monday, April 20, 2015 - 7:30am

TCPalm Treasure Coast leaders and All Aboard Florida opponents are here today for a public hearing on the proposed issuance of $1.75 billion of tax-exempt funding for the $3 billion high-speed passenger rail project.

The Florida... more

Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:30pm

At the beginning of 2014, when a handful of concerned citizens in IR, Martin and SL counties learned about All Aboard Florida’s intent to operate 32, 110 m.p.h. trains per day through 42 towns along the Treasure Coast between Miami and Orlando,... more

Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:15pm

Letter from Phyllis Frey, former airline captain and FAA Safety Check Airman I want to focus on what is to me, the greatest threat of all from All Aboard Florida to our community, and that is safety.

Florida is about to explode, fueled... more

Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:30pm

NEWS BREAK - AMERICAN LNG MARKETING HAS APPLIED FOR AUTHORIZATION TO EXPORT LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS

 

 

 

 

 

Questions/Concerns regarding Application of American LIMG... more

Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:00pm

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Indian River County filed a complaint challenging the United States Department of Transportation's approval of the allocation of $1,750,000,000 in private activity bonds to finance the... more

Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:15am

CAMPENNI IS SPOT ON- HOW MANY DERAILMENTS, ACCIDENTS OR DEATHS DOES IT TAKE BEFORE OUT STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS SEE ALL ABOARD FLORIDA FOR THE FOLLY IT IS?

Trains, Society And Rights

I read about one more train accident this... more

Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:15am

TCPalm TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance... more

Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:15am

MISSOULIAN.COM Exploding oil trains are a hot topic in the United States and Canada,... more

Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 8:15am

Thomas Jones, Palm City TCPALM

"Even the worst rail systems in Europe are superior to the Amtrak-... more

Published: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 9:00am

TCPalm The federal government is viewed by many on the Treasure Coast as an enabler of... more

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 2:15pm

TC PALM Letter By Susan Mehiel  We are extremely pleased to announce that despite the drizzle and mist on a recent... more

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 2:15pm

TC PALM Letter By Susan Mehiel  We are extremely pleased to announce that despite the drizzle and mist on a recent... more

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 2:30pm

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, investors have taken back nearly $800 million from the flagship hedge fund of the Fortress Investment Group LLC, which is 25% of the $3.2 billion of the firm’s total assets that are under... more

Published: Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:45am

A MUST READ - Check out this in-depth interview with FNAA Founder KC Traylor on the impact the trains could have on the communities. Tequesta Magazine Mar-Apr 2015

Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:30am

POLITICO

Most freight railroad insurance policies couldn’t begin to cover damage from a moderate oil train... more

Published: Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 1:30pm

A Canadian National Railway Co. train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in northern Ontario, while a BNSF Railway Co. train carrying Bakken oil for Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. continued to burn in rural Illinois two days after it jumped... more

Published: Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 8:45am

Rich Campbell TCPalm I’ve rebranded myself twice. So I understand All Aboard... more

Published: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 7:00am

This might be the missing piece, the one that makes the puzzle clear to see. I’m talking about the “Florida Gaming Control Act of 2015,” a bill proposed in Tallahassee this week that would authorize two “destination resort” casinos in South... more

Published: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 6:30am

Business Insider Mike Novogtatz's flagship fund lost 1/4 of it's assets. According to the Wall Street Journal, Fortress... more