Brightline high-speed trains have a dark side

Carl Hiaasen (The Miami Herald)

From Carl Hiaasen in The Miami Herald: Every passenger rail in this country spews red ink, and Brightline has zero chance of being the lone exception. Its exorbitant Phase 2 is a nonstop run from West Palm to Orlando, via Cocoa.

Eventually, we’ll all be paying for this doomed folly, falsely promoted as privately funded.

Originally the high-speed train project was called All Aboard Florida, which as a brand name was more marketable though less honest than, say, Bend Over Florida.

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