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.
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 .
October 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
The second phase of the highly anticipated Brightline express train service is finally moving forward after unanticipated delays.
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.
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.
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.
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.