NEWS ABOUT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA

 

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

Published: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 8:30am

Saturday, March 7, 2-3:30 pm,  County Office Complex, 1801 27th Street Vero Beach, to send a message to Tally and the railroad.

Special Guests: Rhett Palmer, Vero’s Voice; Commissioner Solari; John O’Connor, Firefighters Assn; Randy... more

Published: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 7:45am

By By RUSS BUETTNER and EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS  NY Times The former police chief in... more

Published: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 7:45am

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), the public agency that runs Tri-Rail passengers trains, wants to expand Tri-Rail service to downtown Miami.

The issue: The expansion would cost about $69 million. The authority... more

Published: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 5:15am

BRENT HANLON AND BARRY MAWN FROM CARE (CITIZENS AGAINST RAIL EXPANSION) JOIN THE KC INGRAM SHOW AT TODAY AT 5:30 pm. Please tune in to The KC Ingram Show, formerly Martin Talks, on WSTU AM 1450 this Tuesday February 10th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m... more

Published: Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:30am

New York Times

Railroad crossings, with their flashing lights and descending gates, are a fixture... more

Published: Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:15am

By Donald McArthur  TCPalm

The events of Tuesday evening in New York’s Westchester County clearly... more

Published: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 6:30pm

Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida have submitted public records requests for the state Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This is not a done deal!

 

Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:30pm

By Robert Minskey TCPalm

The Florida Department of Transportation claims none of this is state funding. Let’s be... more

Published: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 5:15am

November 25, 2014

Mr. John Winkle Federal Railroad Administration 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC  20590 RE: All Aboard Florida – Martin County – Impact on School District Dear Mr. Winkle:

I am the Superintendent... more

Published: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:30am

On a recent ride on Ft. Lauderdale’s New River, the first thing that struck me was the amazing variety and activity. Crowding the shores of the river are downtown office buildings and condos, restaurants and historic districts, a performing arts... more

Published: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:15am

TCPalm

Some things defy understanding. The vastness of the universe. The birth... more

Published: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:15am

Eve Samples TCPalm All Aboard Florida wants to have its federal money and deny it, too. A... more