Brightline goes from confetti to fatality in one day
Posted on January 12, 2018
By: Rich Campbell, Treasure Coast Newspapers
I rode Brightline from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale — and back — on Friday morning as part of a media junket.
I returned to The Stuart News and wrote a column Friday afternoon, a column in which I discussed the inevitability of passenger rail service through the Treasure Coast and the need for officials in our region to stop opposing — and start embracing — the Brightline project.
By Friday evening, what I'd written seemed tone deaf and obtuse.
A pedestrian was killed Friday evening by a Brightline train in Boynton Beach…