Sunshine State News: Embattled All Aboard Florida responds to Q&A

All Aboard Florida: Track speed for passenger trains ranges from 60-110 mph through Hobe Sound and Stuart, depending on the track geometry. (Source: Sunshine State News)

All Aboard Florida, the proposed higher-speed rail service set to operate along Florida East Coast Railway, has erupted in controversy along the Treasure Coast.

The service would connect Miami with Orlando via a roughly 240-mile route north from Miami to Cocoa, where it would turn west toward Orlando. But it would not stop in Martin, St. Lucie or Indian River counties. Residents there say they will get zero benefit while their quality of life is diminished considerably.

For the complete story: http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/qa-embattled-all-aboard-florida-responds-sunshine-state-news

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