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  • Residents sounding off over loud new train horns

    Residents sounding off over loud new train horns
    Think those train horns have gotten louder recently? It's not your imagination if you live along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from Miami to Jacksonville. The Florida East Coast Railway has fielded up to 20 complaints a week about louder train...
  • Intersection in Riviera Beach reopens after train derailment

    Intersection in Riviera Beach reopens after train derailment
    — A Florida East Coast Railway train derailed Wednesday night, but no one was injured, officials said. The train ran off the tracks just before 7 p.m. near the railroad crossing at Blue Heron Boulevard and Old Dixie Highway. It took crews...
  • One dead in Boca, one hurt in Deerfield in separate train collisions

    One dead in Boca, one hurt in Deerfield in separate train collisions
    One person died when the car they were in was struck by a train on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks in Boca Raton and a second was injured in an unrelated collision between a car and Tri-Rail train in Deerfield Beach, officials said. The first...
  • Tri-Rail link to downtown Miami needs $69 million in funds to happen

    Tri-Rail link to downtown Miami needs $69 million in funds to happen
    In less than two years, commuters might be able to take Tri-Rail all the way to downtown Miami – without switching to Metrorail. The plan would get passengers downtown quicker and save them money on fares by giving them a "one seat ride" on Tri-...
  • Officials: Cause of 3 train slowdowns fixed

    Officials: Cause of 3 train slowdowns fixed
    Problems with the New River drawbridge and equipment at the Broward Boulevard railroad crossing led to three separate train slowdowns that snarled traffic downtown in the last week. Officials say the problems have been fixed and that no more slowdowns...
  • Rail picks contractor for Fort Lauderdale, WPB stations

    Rail picks contractor for Fort Lauderdale, WPB stations
    All Aboard Florida's new stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach should begin rising out of the ground by the end of March, officials said Tuesday. The company announced it chose Fort Lauderdale-based Moss & Associates as the general contractor...
  • Rail work to close Northwest 2nd Street crossing as of Jan. 26

    Rail work to close Northwest 2nd Street crossing as of Jan. 26
    FORT LAUDERDALE — As of Jan. 26, downtown drivers will no longer be able to use Northwest Second Street to cross the Florida East Coast Railway tracks. The crossing is being permanently closed as construction begins on All Aboard Florida's 60,000-...
  • Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing

    Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing
    Q: What kind of work is being done at the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike? Rochelle Weissman via Twitter @RoDKW A: Overhead gantries are being installed in preparation for the conversion to electronic tolling in the fall of 2015. Once...
  • Lauderdale seeks to upgrade small business districts

    Lauderdale seeks to upgrade small business districts
    Redevelopment has produced dramatic changes in the downtown skyline in recent decades and now the city is trying to bring new life to its smaller business corridors. The "no neighborhood left behind" strategy seeks to reinvigorate moribund...
  • Quiet zones coming to tracks that parallel U.S. 1

    Quiet zones coming to tracks that parallel U.S. 1
    Q: There is conflicting information on the establishment of quiet zones on the Florida East Coast Railway, the use of automated horns at crossings or the continued horn blasts from trains. Can you provide definitive answer? Carroll Billups, Fort...
  • No relief from road work in 2015

    No relief from road work in 2015
    New Year's predictions from the Florida Department of Transportation: Road work ahead. New projects will join work already under way on Interstate 75 in south Broward, the Sunrise Boulevard bridge over the Middle River in Fort Lauderdale, and on...