NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

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

TCPALM

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

TCPalm TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance... 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 - 8:15am

Thomas Jones, Palm City TCPALM

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

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

A precautionary evacuation around the area south of Galena, Illinois was underway around 5 p.m. after several cars of a BNSF Railway Train derailed.

Initial reports indicated that five cars in a 105 car train derailed Thursday, March 5,... more

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

THANK CONGRESSMAN POSEY WHO IS NOT ALL ABOARD  e-mail: https://posey.house.gov/forms/writeyourrep/ ALL ABOARD in support of Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA) amendment that Requires... more

Published: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 6:00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: DECEMBER 2014 TO: Lauren Milligan, Florida State Clearinghouse Coordinator Florida Department of Environmental Protection FROM: Martin Markovich,... more

Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:30am

SEND LETTERS TO STATE LEGISLATORS AND FIGHT BACK AT http://bit.ly/1FRRNkm This horrific crash recently took the life of a young mother and five others in Valhalla, NY. In South Florida we've learned how to... more

Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:30am

TCPALM All Aboard Florida could be changing its name to Bright Line.

The high-speed rail company has trademarked the... more

Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:15am

TC Palm

Martin County commissioners intensified their fight against All Aboard Florida today,... more

Published: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00am

The chairman of the state board charged with deciding whether All Aboard Florida will get $1.75 billion in tax exempt bonds resigned his post earlier this year, leaving the committee with one member and three vacancies the Governor’s office is... more

Published: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 4:45am

All Aboard Florida officials are quizzed on noise, vibration, delays.

City Council members quizzed officials of All Aboard Florida on Thursday night about safety and noise concerns, as the train company prepares for rail service shooting... more

Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:15am

It took nearly four days for the fires to burn out after a train carrying crude oil derailed in a small West Virginia town last Monday. In the midst of a winter storm, hundreds of residents were evacuated from their homes while two water plants... more

Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:15am

Before setting aside money for a legal fight against All Aboard Florida, St. Lucie County commissioners say they need to see a plan for how the funds would be used. Residents have sent hundreds of emails to commissioners, urging them to... more

Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:00am

Taylor Engineering Report: Assessment of Loxahatchee River bridge

At the Jupiter Inlet District (JID) board meeting on January 14, 2015, JID retained Taylor Engineering to conduct a visual observation of the Loxahatchee River crossing.... more

Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:00am

 TCPALM

 Several Treasure Coast officials Thursday expressed... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:45am

A Southern California commuter train slammed into a truck and derailed in a rural area near Oxnard on Tuesday, injuring dozens of people including four critically, authorities said. The truck caught fire and three Metrolink rail cars derailed and... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:15am

Letter: from Jeffrey L. Susi President/CEO.Indian River Medical Center Previously, I communicated the concern of Indian River Medical Center regarding the negative impact increased train traffic will have on patients needing emergency services.... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:15am

Last week, two Treasure Coast governments pledged cash to fight All Aboard Florida, and a private group revealed new plans. At Tuesday meetings in Martin and Indian River counties, commissioners said they’ll spend a total of $4.2 million to... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:00am

All Aboard Florida faces complications and possible delays with its plan to finance a high-speed passenger railroad with $1.75 billion of tax-exempt bonds. Florida Development Finance Corp. — the quasi-governmental agency that agreed to... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:00am

While the Canaveral Port Authority has its own set of questions to answer for the National Surface Transportation Board, outdoorsmen, activists, politicians and scientists are questioning the embattled plan to build a railway extension through... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:00am

Anti-All Aboard Florida groups, such as Citizens Against Rail Expansion (CARE Florida), continue to raise concerns over the construction of the stations and the increase in noise and traffic that the trains are apparently going to bring as... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:00am

Florida's private inter-city rail project is getting a taste of California-style rail opposition from two counties that responded to citizens' complaints by voting to allot $4.1 million for potential legal action against rail line. "Indian River... more

Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:00am

A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia, displacing residents and threatening the local water supply. At least 26 of the train's more than 100 cars veered off the tracks, the West Virginia Department of Military... more

Published: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:30pm

Sunshine State News

Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL) came out swinging at All Aboard... more