REP. BRIAN MAST QUESTIONS FORMER BRIGHTLINE HEAD ABOUT FINANCING & SAFETY

Publish Date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:15am

During a federal subcommittee hearing Thursday, U.S. Representative Brian Mast questioned former All Aboard Florida head Michael Reininger about the "challenges and opportunities" facing intercity passenger rail projects such as Brightline.

Matt asked if the project is or will be publicly funded, in which Reininger stated that it is "an investment of private sector capital."

Matt also raised concerns about aging railroad bridges, asking whether those spans will be replaced as part of the rail project.

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Original Article written by Jennifer Sorentrue of the PalmBeachPost.com