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Florida East Coast Railway

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  • Price tag hits $40 million for quiet zones on FEC railroad in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Price tag hits $40 million for quiet zones on FEC railroad in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    A couple of times a week, Steve Stahl is startled out of his sleep by a train horn. The Fort Lauderdale resident lives just two blocks from the Florida East Coast Railroad where freight trains rumble down the tracks 10 to 20 times per day, he estimates....
  • Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando

    Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando
    Taking a high-speed train is one way to travel between Miami and Orlando. But there could be other options like hiking and biking. As All Aboard Florida prepares to provide passenger service on the Florida East Coast Railroad, there's a growing push...
  • Top GOP lawmakers in New Jersey pass on chance to challenge Booker

    TRENTON, N.J. Even as the national GOP works to take control of the Senate in November's midterm elections and high-profile challengers crop up in states that had seemed out of play New Jersey's top Republican political talent is passing on a chance to...
  • Unidentified pedestrian struck by train in Pompano Beach

    A male pedestrian was struck by a train Wednesday in Pompano Beach, officials said. The fatality happened about 10:22 a.m. along the 900 block of South Dixie Highway, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. The Broward Medical Examiner's Office, Broward...
  • Kingsley Guy: Transportation in Fort Lauderdale is better than you think

    The next time you have to wait for three light changes to get through a busy intersection, consider this: Traffic flows a lot better in Greater Fort Lauderdale than it does in Charlotte, Los Angeles and plenty of other highly populated regions in the...
  • Cities want aid for quiet zones

    Q: I experience the ear-splitting sound of train horns every day on the Florida East Coast Railway. With the addition of new passenger service in 2016, I would like to become active in lobbying to implement quiet zones to eliminate the train horns. What...
  • Mujer que trepó puente no será acusada VIDEO

    Mujer que trepó puente no será acusada VIDEO
    Una mujer que fue rescatada por bomberos tras quedar atrapada en un puente elevado en Fort Lauderdale no será acusada de allanamiento ya que ha sido certificada legalmente ciega, según confirmaron funcionarios del ferrocarril. “Basándome en una...
  • Seth Bramson at Broward County Main Library

    Seth Bramson at Broward County Main Library
    Seth Bramson: He's believed to be one of the few people in the country to hold the title of company historian at a railroad company. But that's his job at the Florida East Coast Railway. Bramson has written three books on the railway's history, and many...
  • Coast Guard sets drawbridge schedules

    Q: Who is responsible for the bridge opening schedule on Southeast Third Avenue in downtown Fort Lauderdale? I have been held up by the opening of the bridge as many as four times in one hour between noon and 1 p.m. Valerie Brown, Davie A: The Coast...
  • Getting to the bottom of the Keys' Pickles Reef mystery

    Getting to the bottom of the Keys' Pickles Reef mystery
    On shallow Pickles Reef, 3 1 / 2miles off the shore of Key Largo, the sun lit up a mishmash of metal, iron and barrel-shaped cement artifacts that have been commingling with colorful coral and tropical fish for a century or more. As two curious...
  • Weekend preview: We're funky, hot, soulful and thirsty

    Weekend preview: We're funky, hot, soulful and thirsty
    This is exactly how it’s supposed to work: the Funky Buddha Brewery opens along the FEC tracks in Oakland Park in June, its made-right-in-the-other-room craft beers and food-truck friends attracting the bearded and the pierced, the musical and the...