U.S., Florida: Brightline completes apartment towers in downtown Miami

By Brian Bandell  – Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; February 27, 2020 The Park-Line Miami apartment towers have been completed…

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U.S., South Florida: Train tunnel under New River would cost $3.3 billion, but some say it’s worth it

By Susannah Bryan, South Florida Sun Sentinel; January 13, 2020 When it comes to whisking train passengers through downtown Fort…

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Florida: How Tampa Tripled Ridership on its Streetcar

By Angie Schmitt. Streetsblog USA; April 8, 2019 Here’s a happy transit story: A $2.7-million state grant to Tampa’s downtown streetcar…

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Opinion: The very short rail link California can’t build

By Joe Mathews, Bakersfield.com; March 30, 2019 How will California ever finish the high-speed rail when it can’t finish San…

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Commuter Rail: Tri-Rail is on track to serve downtown Miami

By Catherine Lackner, Miami Today; February 19, 2019 Tri-Rail trains are on schedule to arrive in downtown Miami by the…

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Milwaukee’s The Hop reports ridership over 16,000 during streetcar’s opening weekend

By Maredithe Meyer, BizTimes; November 09, 2018 During its first three days of passenger service, downtown Milwaukee’s new streetcar generated…

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Illinois’ long romance with trains endures

By Marni Pyke, The Daily Herald, rrstar.com; September 20, 2018 Railroads made Chicago, stealing commerce from steamboat hubs like St.…

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Tampa, Florida: Here’s when you can start riding the TECO Line Streetcar for free

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; September 19, 2018 The TECO Line Streetcar System will begin offering free…

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Seattle: Without a third streetcar line, are the other two worth keeping?

By Josh Cohen Crosscut; September 14, 2018 If all had gone smoothly, Seattle’s downtown streetcar line would’ve opened sometime in…

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San Francisco’s new $2.2 billion transit center, the ‘Grand Central Station of the West,’ is officially open to the public — take a look around

By Katie Canales, Business Insider; SFGate.com; September 9, 2018 San Francisco’s highly-anticipated Salesforce Transit Center and the new park located…

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MGM Springfield Casino has Connecticut gamblers riding the rails: CTrail and Hartford Line busy

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; August 26, 2018 SPRINGFIELD – When the 11:47 a.m. Hartford Line train pulled into Springfield’s Union…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline’s combination of rail and development in Miami makes believers of Tampa leaders

By Richard Danielson, Tampa Bay Times; August 24, 2018 MIAMI — Tampa leaders on Thursday flew to South Florida to…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline’s inaugural West Palm-to-Miami trip draws crowd, celebration

By Kenny Jacoby, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; May 19, 2018 Brightline trains transported riders from West Palm Beach to…

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Behind the Scenes of Brightline, Miami’s Privately Funded Train Project

By Martin Vassolo, Miami Herald, Tribune Content Agency, GovTech.com; May 11, 2018 (TNS) — Past several blocks of machinery and…

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New York State: Plans for new Buffalo train station revealed

By Kelly Dudzik, WGRZ NBC 2; April 16, 2018 BUFFALO, N.Y. — We are getting a look at the plans…

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California: Study rejects developer’s call to cut Caltrain downtown extension to two rails

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; April 11, 2018 A peer review released Tuesday found that three rail lines…

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Buffalo, New York: Metro Rail extension to DL&W back on track after Congress restores program

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News; October 20, 2017 The Metro Rail expansion into the former DL&W terminal appears…

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Philadelphia: Plans underway for major retail upgrades, new vibe at Suburban Station

By Michael Tanenbaum, Staff, Philly Voice; October 9. 2017 With approximately 100,000 people passing through Suburban Station on a daily…

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Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley rail service is an old idea whose time has come again

By The Editorial Board, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 The prospect that new trains could be delivering passengers to…

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Catch an Amtrak toward L.A. from midtown Sacramento? Train officials propose new service.

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 It’s been nearly a half century since the last passenger trains…

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