Bill requires high-speed train operators to pay for safety
Posted on January 17, 2017
By: News Center of Florida, Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Treasure Coast lawmakers, concerned about a passenger railroad service that will travel through their districts, want high-speed operators to pay for safety upgrades.
Focused on All Aboard Florida's Brightline service, which is planned to eventually link Miami and Orlando, the measure (SB 386) filed Tuesday also would give the Florida Department of Transportation regulatory authority over high-speed rail where not preempted by federal regulations…