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.
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?
As you have no doubt read, Indian River County, Martin County and the advocacy group CARE-Florida recently filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration. According to the Palm Beach Post, the lawsuit was filed by Martin and Indian River Counties, along with Citizens against Rail Expansion … Continue reading St. Lucie County, FL is Taking a Different Approach to All Aboard Florida/Brightline…”if it Does Come to Our Area”.