Understanding How to Derail All Aboard Florida Along the St Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon

good stuff and thanks for the explanation. i know that along the coast we are not the only ones that are having an issue with this-down in ft lauderdale on the new river, the track are very close to the hospital and also down in jupiter. I think that it would be a wonderful thing for the tracks to go west -its all rural out there and in fact very pretty and also a nice stop in indiantown would actually do so much for indiantown-i think that would be a good thing we could all support! it would be wonderful to do some good!

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch

The movement to derail all Aboard Florida is gaining momentum. (Photo Peter Schmidt, United Yacht Sales . (Photo Jacqui thurlow-Lippisch) The movement to derail All Aboard Florida is gaining momentum. (Photo of Peter Schmidt, owner, United Yacht Sales. Peter and his wife Anne attended the Florida NOT all Aboard Flotilla. (Photo, Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch.)

Yesterday morning, over 100 boats gathered at the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart, forming a flotilla in opposition to “All Aboard Florida’s” high speed train which would close the bridges over the St Lucie River for unacceptable periods of time. A large red sign on Angie and Jeff Swenson’s boat read NO TRAINS.

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(Above photo by Ed Lippisch and Scott Kuhns)

Just in case you are not familiar with the project,  I thought today I would describe the basics of how All Aboard Florida’s father company, Fortress Investment Group, is structured, as the best ways to garner change, is to understand “how it works.”

We here in Martin County have certainly learned this with our St Lucie River/Indian River…

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