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Florida East Coast Railway

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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Biking the Keys

    Biking the Keys
    Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys

    Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys
    MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
  • Breakers' historian, 95, transports guests to the past

    Breakers' historian, 95, transports guests to the past
    To hear historian James Ponce tell it, you'd think you were back in Old Florida — when Henry Flagler built the luxury Breakers hotel in an area known for farmhouses, when a fire burned the hotel down likely from "a newfangled curling iron" left...
  • 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...
  • 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...