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85% Discount Offered to Treasure Coast Governments Expiring

All Aboard Florida has kept an offer on the table to Treasure Coast governments even though they’re being sued by them. For more than a year, Treasure Coast officials have delayed making a decision on All Aboard Florida’s offer to help build quiet zones, federally-regulated safety upgrades that allow trains to zip through crossings without […]

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Grayson Slams Flip Flopping Murphy

Alan Grayson recently slammed Patrick Murphy over All Aboard Florida. And rightfully so. Murphy was a champion of All Aboard Florida for the benefits it would bring before he was against it. “All Aboard Florida says it will create 10,000 jobs, remove 3 million cars from Florida’s highways, reduce pollution and improve the economies of […]

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Scott Does Something Right & Vetoes Cash for VGTI and Torrey Pines

Governor Scott has done something right for a change and something that will benefit the Treasure Coast. Rather than try to breathe life into a dead project by redistributing Floridian’s money to the failed projects on the Treasure Coast, Scott has vetoed the corporate welfare. The Treasure Coast’s research facilities were on Gov. Rick Scott’s […]

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All Aboard Florida: Railway Socialism and Safety

by Louis Rouanet The recent Amtrak accident in Philadelphia should lead us to ask two questions: (1) why isn’t there competition within the railway sector, and (2) what is the safety record of state-owned and run railway systems compared to private-run systems. It is often said that privatizing passenger trains would lead to more accidents because […]

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‘Sky is falling’ chorus about All Aboard Florida simply misinformed

This letter to the editor orginally appeared on TCPalm.com Bill Coulson, Hobe Sound Letter: ‘Sky is falling’ chorus about All Aboard Florida simply misinformed U.S. 1 through the Treasure Coast is already gridlocked. Emergency vehicles are often blocked. We face pollution, crumbling infrastructure, lack of good jobs, and impossible transportation. So what do Treasure Coasters […]

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