Dear Mr. Fitzgerald: This is in regard to the tragic death of Veronica Vorano when she was hit by a Brightline train on a public grade crossing in Aventura on November 15, 2019. Attached is a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao wherein we outline our concerns with respect to the investigation of this fatality. We … Continue reading Letter to FL Dept. of Freight & Multimodal Operations Regarding Brightline Death of Veronica Vorano.
The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to promote integrity, accountability and process improvement in the Department of Transportation by providing objective fact-based assessments to the DOT Team. The OIG conducts independent and objective audits, investigations as well as review of agency issues and programs to assist the department in accomplishing its … Continue reading Florida Office of Inspector General Letter Regarding Death of Verónica Martinez Vorano by a Brightline Train.
VIA CERTIFIED MAIL March 4, 2020 Secretary Elaine Chao, Secretary United States Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 RE: BRIGHTLINE FATALITIES Dear Secretary Chao: While this is in regard to one specific railroad fatality on the Brightline higher speed rail system, it also concerns other Brightline fatalities and the … Continue reading Brightline Fatalities: A Letter to FDOT Secretary Chao.
Indian River County Attorney Dylan Reingold MEMORANDUM TO: Board of County Commissioners FROM: Dylan Reingold, County Attorney DATE: February 11, 2020 Indian River County et al., v. United States Department of Transportation, et al. BACKGROUND. On March 17, 2015, the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners (the “Board”) authorized the … Continue reading Indian River County et al., v. United States Department of Transportation, et al.
Esto es angustiante. Nunca escuchamos a las familias de quienes murieron en un tren de Florida Brightline. Verónica Martínez Vorano murió el 15 de noviembre de 2019 en Aventura después de que un tren Brightline golpeara su SUV Mercedes. Su familia quiere saber qué pasó. El accidente ocurrió en la intersección de West Dixie Highway … Continue reading Brightline: Familia de mujer asesinada en tren quiere respuestas.
This is distressing. We never hear from the families of those who have died from a Florida Brightline train. https://verocommunique.com/2020/02/16/brightline-familia-de-mujer-asesinada-en-tren-quiere-respuestas/ Verónica Martinez Vorano died on November 15th 2019 in Aventura after a Brightline train hit her Mercedes SUV. Her family wants to know what happened. The crash happened at the intersection of West Dixie Highway … Continue reading Brightline: Family of Woman Killed by Train Wants Answers.
Robert Auwaerter wrote in an inter-office email on July 20, 2019, "If I was Nuveen (who has been reported as to owning over $600 million of their bonds) I would be getting very nervous. If Nuveen starts unloading any of their position the Street will pull away very fast and bond prices will plummet." … Continue reading Virgin Trains: “If I was Nuveen (who has been reported as owning over $600 million of their bonds), I would be getting very nervous.”
TREASURE COAST GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND RESIDENTS CONCERNS GROW AS VIRGIN TRAINS DISMISSES SAFETY CONCERNS WITH HD KING PROPERTY PROPOSAL. Virgin Trains USA (formerly known as Brightline) received $1.75 billion dollars from a US Government Program known as Private Activity Tax-Free Bonds (PAB’s) in April. The money was supposed to be used to improve Virgin Trains … Continue reading Florida Real Estate Today: VIRGIN TRAINS DISMISSES SAFETY CONCERNS.
According to David Peter Alan, "Whatever else the future may bring, for the next 20 years, and possibly the next 40, the bold and colorful Brightline brand and logo will disappear. In all likelihood, it will never come back. A brand is a valuable asset, and companies fight hard to protect their brands. Here, Brightline … Continue reading Would You Invest in Virgin Trains USA LLC?
Virgin Trains East Coast Azuma Class 800 101 comes to an unscheduled halt at a red signal at Hampstead Heath station whilst returning to North Pole IEP depot after taking part in the Azuma train media event with Sir Richard Branson at Kings Cross station. ~ ~ ~ On November 16, … Continue reading Will Virgin Trains USA’s Brand Help Former All Aboard Florida/Brightline Raise $ 1.85 Billion?