U.S., South Florida: Brightline might bypass five new rail platforms

By Gabriel Poblete, Miami Today; July 21, 2020 New commuter rail in Northeast Miami-Dade would have up to five new…

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U.S., South Florida: Brightline commuter plan panned by mayor and Tri-Rail, but advances into county talks

By Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; June 2, 2020 Tri-Rail and Miami-Dade’s mayor said it would cost the public too much…

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U.S., South Florida: Tri-Rail locked out of downtown while Brightline is shut

By Jesse Scheckner, Miami Today; May 26, 2020 Several steps remain before Tri-Rail can run on Brightline tracks to MiamiCentral…

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U.S., Florida: Tri-Rail’s executive director shares insights on South Florida’s commuting trends, goals for commuter rail

By Jim Molis, Contributor, South Florida Business Journal; March 16, 2020 As one of the nation’s fastest-growing regions, South Florida’s…

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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: Tri-Rail reaches highest ridership record in 2019

By Kyle Spinner, CBS 12 News; January 10, 2020 POMPANO BEACH, FLA — More people rode Tri-Rail this year than…

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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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U.S., Florida: Tri-Rail into downtown Miami awaits Brightline’s action

By Catherine Lackner, Miami Today; December 3, 2019 Thousands of would-be downtown commuters wait anxiously to learn when Tri-Rail trains…

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State asks Florida Department Of Transportation to investigate Tri-Rail bidding process

By Robert Smith, Valliant News; November 14, 2019 The Florida Department of Transportation has been asked to investigate the way…

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South Florida: Tri-Rail frustrated by maintenance issues, duct tape repair

By Robert Smith, Valliant News; November 14, 2019 You can add repairing railroad tracks to the 1,001 uses for duct…

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South Florida: Pressure growing to extend Tri-Rail into Miami neighborhoods with new stations

By Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; November 2, 2019 Tri-Rail’s delayed arrival into downtown Miami may be a year away, but…

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South Florida: Brightline/Virgin Trains USA gets $76 million station in Aventura

By Glenna Milberg, Reporter, WPLG Local 10 News ABC; October 11, 2019 AVENTURA, Fla. – After a contentious vote that…

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Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

By Patrick Sisson, Curbed; October 8, 2019 The mural, a train trailed by ribbons of color, is wholesome enough for…

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South Florida: Tri-Rail to increase fares for the first time in 10 years

By Hannah Morse, The Palm Beach Post; September 27, 2019 POMPANO BEACH — Tri-Rail will increase most of its fares…

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Miami-Dade may spend $76 million to build a Virgin Trains USA rail station by the Aventura Mall

By Rob Wile and Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald; September 30, 2019 Miami-Dade may spend $76 million to build a train…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains, Tri-Rail Roll Toward Real Estate Boom Linked to New Stations

By Lidia Dinkova, Law.com; September 23, 2019 In South Florida, real estate development is fueled by universal factors like demand,…

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South Florida: How Miami ranks among best and worst public transit systems in US

By Michael Adams, Managing Editor, South Florida Business Journal; September 18, 2019 Miami’s public transit system lags behind other U.S.…

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South Florida: Next stop, Hollywood? Virgin Trains plans new stations between Miami and West Palm

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; July 10, 2019 A bit more time may be soon be added on to your…

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Train control safety rule stalls Tri-Rail to MiamiCentral Station

By Catherine Lackner, Miami Today; June 18, 2019 Another roadblock has temporarily stalled Tri-Rail trains from steaming into Miami Central…

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Passenger rail grows in Florida, as the state grapples with congested roads

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 2019 In January, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA)…

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Miami: Tri-Rail train stations in Midtown and Little River? Report makes case for new local stops

By Rob Wile and Joey Flechas, Miami Herald; April 18, 2019 Tri-Rail has yet to arrive at MiamiCentral Station, where…

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Brightline now will be called Virgin Trains USA. Here’s what to expect next week and beyond.

By David Lyons, Reporter, South Florida Sun Sentinel; March 29, 2019 One year after the Brightline commuter rail line unveiled…

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South Florida: Tri-Rail has new drones to watch the railways for safety. When will they start flying?

By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Reporter, South Florida Sun Sentinel; March 8, 2019 You may one day see drones flying over…

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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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South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s Abrams: ‘Time to shuffle the deck’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; February 13, 2019 South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), operator of the…

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