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Brightline has formally launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new station planned on the Treasure Coast of Florida, north of Palm Beach County. Proposals under this RFP may come from private or public land owners that control property along the Brightline/FEC Railway corridor in St. Lucie or Martin counties and meet the qualifications.

“We’re excited to begin the process of identifying a station location in the Treasure Coast and have seen tremendous support from the local community,” said Brightline CEO Michael Reininger in a media release. “Expanding Brightline into the Treasure Coast region will make Brightline one of the most accessible forms of transportation in Florida, giving access to nearly half of the state’s residents.”

Billing itself as is the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, higher-speed rail service in America, Brightline currently operates stations in Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and opened its new station in Orlando on Sept. 22, 2023.

Following are the key dates related to Brightline’s RFP:

RFP Issuance October 26, 2023
St. Lucie County Proposal Meeting
*not a public meeting
November 28, 2023
Martin County Proposal Meeting
*not a public meeting
November 29, 2023
Proposal Submissions December 22, 2023


Brightline will host one-on-one meetings for eligible proposal applicants in each respective county. After receiving submissions, Brightline will begin evaluations with a goal of entering negotiations with the property owners in the first quarter of 2024.

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