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  • New PB rail station looks like ones in Broward, Miami

    – All Aboard Florida's modernistic new train station is expected to help revitalize a ragged stretch of downtown between Clematis Street and City Place, officials said Monday as plans for the new stop were unveiled. Renderings show a 60,000-square-...
  • New rail station to pump up stretch of downtown WPB

    New rail station to pump up stretch of downtown WPB
    –All Aboard Florida's modernistic new train station is expected to help revitalize a ragged stretch of downtown between Clematis Street and City Place, officials said Monday as plans for the new stop were unveiled. Renderings show a 60,000-square-...
  • Seniors on the Go: Will U.S. railroad service ever get better?

    Seniors on the Go: Will U.S. railroad service ever get better?
    "I just returned from a trip to Europe, and really enjoyed riding the high-speed Eurostar and TGV. Why can't we have something like that here in the U.S.?" So asked a reader, and the fundamental answer is simple: The United States, as a nation, does not...
  • Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races

    Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races
    With weeks left before the August 26 primary, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is once again raising campaign cash far faster than anyone else running in any of six Central Florida Congressional races – and is spending it far faster than anyone else too,...
  • Much of South Florida future being shaped by FP&L

    A century ago, the most important company in what passed for South Florida was Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway. Today, Florida Power & Light comes closest to filling that role. The region and nation plan to deal with climate change. Talk radio...
  • Train error results in blocked FEC crossing at S.R. 84

    Train error results in blocked FEC crossing at S.R. 84
    Drivers thought the old problem of stopped trains at the State Road 84 crossing was back to haunt them Friday morning. But railroad officials say it was the result of a mistake. "We screwed up," said Florida East Coast Railway vice president Robert...
  • Mayo: All Aboard tries to set me on right track

    Here's the column I wrote for today's Palm Beach edition, about my recent sitdown with All Aboard Florida officials who are fighting growing organized opposition, along with what they say are unfounded fears and misconceptions: The folks from All Aboard...
  • All Aboard Florida tries to fight big misconceptions

    The folks from All Aboard Florida wanted to set me on the right track. They're about to unveil drawings of their downtown West Palm Beach station – sound the trumpets! – and they were concerned with all the concerns I've been raising...
  • Mayo: All Aboard, Florida? Not really; train gets more foes

    Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project? I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
  • Traffic relief coming at SR 84 train crossing

    Traffic relief coming at SR 84 train crossing
    Commuters, rejoice: Those big traffic backups caused by slow-moving or stopped freight trains at the State Road 84 railroad crossing will soon end. The opening Wednesday of a new ship-to-rail yard at Port Everglades will also mean fewer trucks on the...
  • Rail's plan means traffic changes ahead

    Rail's plan means traffic changes ahead
    Drivers will feel the impact of All Aboard Florida's new passenger service long before the first trains roll down the tracks in late 2016. In the coming weeks and months, construction will begin on the project's first phase from Miami to West Palm...