After Brightline high-speed rail deaths, Florida lawmakers call for more safety rules

Posted on January 23, 2018

By: Ali Schmitz, USA Today

TALLAHASSEE — After Brightline trains hit three people — killing two — in an eight-day span, Florida lawmakers seek more state regulation for "high-speed rail" companies.

Those leading the push in the Legislature — Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Rockledge, and Rep. Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach — held a news conference at the Capitol Tuesday outlining their bills…

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