Treasure Coast residents don't take kindly to Brightline CEO's name-calling

Posted on April 19, 2018

By: Tory Dunnan, WPTV

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - Brightline, from West Palm Beach to Miami, will be a reality in the next several weeks. But extending the high-speed train line north and west to Orlando, is another story.

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast called Brightline's CEO to Washington, D.C, to answer questions about safety and financing.

The name calling started on Capitol Hill Thursday morning with Brightline's CEO and his choice for words for the Treasure Coast, calling those who oppose the plan, "narrow-minded."

Those words came in loud and clear in downtown Stuart.

"He's the one being narrow-minded and not listening to reason with what we think is important to our community," said Darlene Wohlfeil, who works in downtown Stuart…

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