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Lakelander Jul 12, 2016 3:00 AM

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Originally Posted by bobdreamz (Post 7500440)
Lakelander cool pics and thanks for the update. Does the first pic of the Miami Central station look like it's actually 5 stories above ground?
Also any evidence of the Tri-Rail platforms being built yet?

It didn't seem it was that high, but my sense of scale could have been off. Nevertheless, all three are pretty large monumental sites at the pedestrian level.

bobdreamz Jul 12, 2016 4:42 AM

^ Thanks for the response and yes the structures look huge especially if the station in downtown Miami is supposed to be 50ft. | 15+ meters above ground.
It's impressive !
Were you able to notice if a 5 bay platform is being built to include Tri-Rail that looks like this though?

http://condoblackbook.com/images-gallery/public/2800

http://condoblackbook.com/images-gallery/public/2800

eleven=11 Jul 13, 2016 4:57 AM

if you look at map above with red box that says
downtown miami station this new tower is being built
where the s in station is
http://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-st...krystal-tower/

redblock Jul 23, 2016 12:58 PM

Miami Station Construction Update
 
Elevated right-of-way I-beams going up.

http://www.railwayage.com/index.php/...micentral.html

eleven=11 Jul 25, 2016 2:50 AM

so when did jacksonville start this??
http://therealdeal.com/miami/2016/07...-jacksonville/
says that brightline to expand north in 2019?

eleven=11 Jul 25, 2016 2:58 AM

so this video is 3 months old
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXz9hqd0AS4
guess jacksonville finally is getting there stuff together

Lakelander Jul 25, 2016 3:27 AM

That article is based off one I wrote last week on my blog:

http://www.moderncities.com/article/...s-shape/page/5

JAXIS (formerly called the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center) has been proposed for a good decade now. It just never had funding. Now the JTA does. The Skyway is already there (convention center station). Work on the BRT platforms started a few months ago and the intercity bus terminal is supposed to break ground later this year I believe. All of it is supposed to be completed in 3 years. If Brightline is extended to Jax, an intermodal terminal will already be in place. I wouldn't call it TOD but some infill is proposed to break ground across the street from it later this year as well.

http://photos.moderncities.com/Citie...e_128-X2-L.jpg

bobdreamz Jul 25, 2016 9:19 PM

Video construction update | 7.22.2016
 
Video Link

N830MH Jul 25, 2016 9:24 PM

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Originally Posted by bobdreamz (Post 7512389)

Wow! Very nice. Very good. Keep doing that!!! :tup::tup:

eleven=11 Jul 27, 2016 7:32 AM

new miami pics
http://www.goldenduskphotography.com...ches-8th-floor

eleven=11 Jul 28, 2016 5:48 AM

wow 3miami center just got bigger
http://www.thenextmiami.com/aboard-f...-miamicentral/
what about the office/condo towers at FtLaud&WPB
are they currently under constuction??

eleven=11 Aug 8, 2016 7:41 PM

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClz...VAcqduA/videos
new video

Jasonhouse Aug 9, 2016 6:10 AM

Looking good!

eleven=11 Aug 11, 2016 6:56 AM

http://www.goldenduskphotography.com...ruction-photos
new pics of miami station good photos....

bobdreamz Aug 12, 2016 12:26 AM

By This Time Next Year, Brightline Trains Will Be Running from Miami To W. Palm Beach
 
By TNM Staff on August 11, 2016

All Aboard Florida is on track to begin Brightline passenger train service between Miami and West Palm Beach in less than a year, according to Miami Today.

Tri-Rail executives were recently given a tour of the under-construction MiamiCentral station, which they called “amazing.” The Tri-Rail station will be ready soon after the Brightline station, and could be in service by fall of 2017.

Before Tri-Rail can begin service on All Aboard Florida’s tracks, they still need to finalize insurance to operate on the privately owned tracks.

The first tower crane has been installed at MiamiCentral, as seen in a photo by Phillip Pessar:

http://i.imgur.com/K3G02h6.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/K3G02h6.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/UWNprRo.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/UWNprRo.jpg

http://www.thenextmiami.com/time-nex...st-palm-beach/

eleven=11 Aug 22, 2016 8:54 PM

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/...l-aboar/nsKR8/

train came a rolling along

eleven=11 Aug 31, 2016 5:17 AM

can we vote out rick scott???????????????????????

electricron Aug 31, 2016 7:17 AM

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Originally Posted by eleven=11 (Post 7547245)
can we vote out rick scott???????????????????????

When it's time for him to run for re-election, you can vote. FYI, he was re-elected in 2014. That was years after he killed the FHSR project. You don't get to vote for new governor until 2018. :notacrook:

N830MH Aug 31, 2016 6:52 PM

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Originally Posted by electricron (Post 7547271)
When it's time for him to run for re-election, you can vote. FYI, he was re-elected in 2014. That was years after he killed the FHSR project. You don't get to vote for new governor until 2018. :notacrook:

Right. You have wait for his second terms is over. He won't seeks third terms. They will find a new governor in State of Florida. You have to be patient.

Grego43 Aug 31, 2016 8:00 PM

A few pics I snapped today of the Brightline Rail Repair Facility underconstruction at the FEC Northwood Yard in West Palm Beach. The facility, just north of downtown West Palm Beach, will be used to repair, maintain, clean and store Brightline’s trains. About 50 people will work out of the 12-are site at 601 15th Street, which is also expected to serve as an office for the company’s conductors, engineers, and on-board service staff. I'm sorry for the lousy quality. It was overcast, I was driving and using my cell phone.


https://s15.postimg.org/622pgbvp3/Brightline3.jpg

https://s15.postimg.org/5ql93kf93/Brightline4.jpg


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