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Mast: Brightline Should Take Responsibility For Trains Killing People

From tcpalm.com U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Thursday called for Brightline to shut down its passenger railroad until its "safety flaws" are fixed. Mast, R-Palm City, weighed in on Brightline ...

Brightline Train Kills Pedestrian Hours Before Launch

From The Palm Beach Post UPDATE: Boynton Beach Police said that Melissa Lavell, 31, was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night. Witnesses told police that Lavell appeared to ...

Pivotal Moment For Our Estuaries And The Everglades

By Eve Samples January 5, 2018 TC Palm Let's make this as clear as possible. More land to store and clean water south of Lake Okeechobee equals less lake water ...

Brightline quiet zones not coming for 4-6 months

From the Palm Beach Post: It’s not exactly the way West Palm Beach residents living near a section of the Florida East Coast Railway wanted to ring in the new ...

Washington Derailment Concerns Locals Against Brightline

From WFLX: Copyright: Getty Images/AP Note: We now know the train that derailed in Washington was going 80 mph in a 30mph zone. It's too early to tell if speed ...

Southern Reservoir Plans Concern Critics

December 13, 2017 Tyler Treadway of TC Palm reports that during a public meeting held this week, state officials presented three options for the southern reservoir to help cut discharges ...

Counties Consider Focus on Freight

December 13, 2017 Lisa Broadt of TC Palm reports that St. Lucie and Martin Counties have voted to stop challenging environmental permits sought by Brightline and will explore focusing on ...

Brave Effort To Ensure A Clean Environment

By Nathaniel Reed December 9, 2017 TC Palm (Letter to the Editors, excerpt) ******* As one of the authors of the 1973 Clean Water Act, I attempted late in the ...

Brightline’s Simulated (Empty) Train Service

By Frank Cerabino December 9, 2017 Palm Beach Post I’ve got to hand it to the people at Brightline. They’ve come up with a brilliant move: Simulated train service. I can’t ...