Brightline opponents score victory in Tallahassee

Posted on March 14, 2017

By: Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers

A bill which would allow greater local regulation of high-speed rail service was passed Tuesday by the state Senate Transportation Committee.

The Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act —S.B. 386, sponsored by state Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Melbourne — would give the Florida Department of Transportation wide authority to regulate high-speed rail, including Brightline’s Miami-to-Orlando passenger railroad…

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