Florida’s Brightline passenger rail expands on success

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; September 9, 2019 Work with what is there. That usually is the calling following…

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Texas high speed bullet train takes major leap forward

From KTRK ABC 13 Eyewitness News; September 5, 2019 FORT WORTH, Texas (KTRK) — Plans for the high speed rail…

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Boston Surface Railroad has a transport solution for the Northeast’s underserved metropolitan regions

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; April 25, 2019 The Northeast boasts some of the best transportation systems in the…

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Opinion: Amtrak isn’t working. Could private rail do better?

By Nick Zaiac, Washington Examiner; April 11, 2019 The story of rate regulation, decline, nationalization and privatization of passenger rail…

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Corridor Capital debuts new Internet website address

Corridor Capital of Chicago has a new Internet address for the company’s website, corridorrail.com. The company’s former website address, ccrail.com…

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All aboard: Plan calls for passenger rail between St. Paul, Minnesota and Eau Claire, Wisconsin

By Janet Moore, Star Tribune; June 19, 2018 Earlier this spring, a group of boosters gathered in Eau Claire —…

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Loop to O’Hare in 12 minutes: Elon Musk gets the job in Chicago

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; June 14, 2018 In a bold bet that new technology can deliver a long-time…

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A Miami monorail? County seeks private transit projects during Metrorail stalemate

By Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; April 30, 2018 Facing a stalemate on the promise to expand Metrorail, Miami-Dade wants privatization…

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Peter Leishman looks at restarting scenic rail service in New Hampshire

By Kathy Cleveland, Staff Writer, The Cabinet Press; March 30, 2018 WILTON – When Stuart Draper started the Wilton Scenic…

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All Aboard Florida: Who’s in charge of Brightline safety gates? Spat between feds, state concerns local officials

By Colleen Wixon, TCPalm.com; February 6, 2018 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — An argument between two transportation agencies — over whose job it…

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All Aboard Florida: Citing train deaths, Miami-Dade mayor wants safety check before Brightline comes south

By Martin Vassolo, Miami Herald; February 6, 2018 Before Brightline comes rolling through Miami-Dade County, Mayor Carlos Gimenez has asked…

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Texas: Northwest Mall could gain new life as terminal for Houston-Dallas bullet train

By Dug Begley, Houston Chronicle; February 6, 2018 Once a Houston destination for shopping, movies and visits with Santa, the…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline train deaths prompt city to boost gate security

By Lisa J. Huriash, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; February 1, 2018 South Florida has seen an alarming number of people trying…

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All Aboard? The Uncertain Future of America’s First Privately Built Railroad in Decades

By Daniel C. Vock, Governing Magazine; February 1, 2018 Just last month, a fleet of brand-new passenger trains, painted in…

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Texas: Residents cry out a unanimous ‘No’ to bullet train

By Patrick Sparks, Corsicana Daily Sun; February 1, 2018 Boondoggle, boondoggle, boondoggle. That word was thrown around numerous times concerning…

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Texas Editorial Opinion: Don’t bet against high-speed train

An Editorial From The Denton Record-Chronicle; January 31, 2018 The plan to build a high-speed passenger rail line between Dallas…

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All Aboard Florida: Video shows gates down as bicyclist tries to beat Brightline train and is fatally struck

By Carli Teproff, Miami Herald; January 24, 2018 Video released this week by Boynton Beach police confirmed what law enforcement…

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All Aboard Florida: Call for safer railroad crossings could cost Brightline $300 million

By Kenya Woodard, Capital Correspondent, Palm Beach Post; January 23, 2018 TALLAHASSEE —  Two Treasure Coast lawmakers on Tuesday called…

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Texas: High-speed train developer reveals plans for Grimes County passenger station

  By CAITLIN CLARK, The Eagle; January 18, 2018 The private company behind the Dallas-Houston bullet train project released new…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline vows to ramp up safety efforts, education after four are killed by new trains

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; January 19, 2018 BOCA RATON — Brightline has built the safest railroad possible, but in the…

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All Aboard Florida: Lawmakers will look at Brightline issues, Florida House Speaker Corcoran says

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; January 19, 2018 House Speaker Richard Corcoran said a push…

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The reality of people ignoring gates, flashing lights, bells, whistles, and oncoming trains: New safety features would not prevent Brightline fatalities

By Lois K. Solomon and Rafael Olmeda, Reporters, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; January 18, 2018 New safety measures being put in…

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All Aboard Florida: After 2 fatalities, what’s next for Florida’s Brightline high-speed rail service?

By Lisa Broadt, The Stuart, Florida News, USA Today; January 19, 2018 BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Jeffrey D. King and…

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Railroad safety hysteria: Congressman Brian Mast wants Brightline shut down for safety review; Senator Bill Nelson calls for federal investigation

By Andrew Atterbury, TCPalm.com; January 18, 2018 U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Thursday called for Brightline to shut down its…

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What happens when a train strikes a pedestrian?

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; January 17, 2018 The invitation-only ride on Brightline’s express train should have taken 35…

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