Counties score a ‘big win,’ can proceed with federal All Aboard Florida lawsuit

Posted on August 16, 2016

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By: Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers

In a major victory for All Aboard Florida opponents, a federal judge on Tuesday said Martin and Indian River counties have legal standing to proceed with a lawsuit against the Miami-to-Orlando passenger railroad service.

After reviewing thousands of pages of evidence, “the court concludes that the counties have now met their burden of demonstrating standing,” U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper said in a 39-page memorandum released late Tuesday...

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