West Palm: Brightline quiet zones not coming for 4-6 months

Posted on December 31, 2017

By: John Pacenti , Palm Beach Post

It’s not exactly the way West Palm Beach residents living near a section of the Florida East Coast Railway wanted to ring in the new year — not with party favors but a promise of more screaming locomotive horns outside their windows for months to come.

Those living along the route slated for the new Brightline passenger service learned from the city of West Palm Beach on Sunday that a quiet zone will not go into effect for up to six months. Brightline announced it will begin service between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale during the week of Jan. 8…

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