Fort Lauderdale

April 15, 2019, 11am PDT
The state’s aging sewage infrastructure is failing, but the cost to replace it would be monumental.
GateHouse Media
May 20, 2018, 9am PDT
Florida's Brightline train system only has one station in each of the three cities it currently serves, so it has sought out a unique solution to the first-last mile challenge.
The Palm Beach Post
May 14, 2018, 6am PDT
The privately funded Brightline "fast-travel" rail system announced an opening day of May 19 for service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.
Miami Herald
January 19, 2018, 10am PST
A 51-year-old bicyclist became the second fatality in the first week of revenue service. It was the fourth fatality since the summer for the diesel train, which operates from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale.
Sun Sentinel
January 16, 2018, 11am PST
While the 2.8 mile Wave Streetcar project has secured $195 million, proposals for design and construction are coming in higher than expected, which would leave Broward County and Fort Lauderdale responsible for half the extra cost.
Sun Sentinel
December 11, 2017, 6am PST
The privately funded, diesel-powered trains will run at speeds up to 79 mph between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, with an extension to Miami opening early next year. Real estate development is key to profitability.
WBUR
November 21, 2017, 12pm PST
More than one city has ditched parking in response to the congestion and conflicts created by ride-hailing pick-ups and drop-offs .
CNN
October 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
The second phase of the highly anticipated Brightline express train service is finally moving forward after unanticipated delays.
The Next Miami
March 15, 2017, 10am PDT
Good and bad news for followers of Brightline, a South Florida rail start-up. Service between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale begins in July, with Miami soon thereafter, but opponents may hamper extension to Orlando.
Palm Beach Post
November 28, 2016, 1pm PST
Had it not been for the political compromise that enabled it to be placed on the ballot, voters would have narrowly passed a county transportation sales tax measure. In neighboring Palm Beach County, a straight-forward sales tax measure passed.
South Florida Business Journal
July 3, 2016, 11am PDT
Most people agree that Fort Lauderdale's "South Beach" is in need of contemporary development investment, but so far it's been hard to deliver on any of the big ideas proposed for the area.
Sun Sentinal
May 30, 2016, 11am PDT
They could opt for a one percent, 30-year infrastructure tax, a .75 percent, 20-year transportation sales tax, approve both, or reject both. The two competing measures arise from differences between the county's 31 cities and county commissioners.
Sun Sentinel
March 28, 2012, 10am PDT
Michael Sallah reports on the financial meltdown surrounding Donald Trump's completed but empty $200 million International Hotel & Tower on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
The Miami Herald