Fortress' Wes Edens on Brightline rail project

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Wes Edens, Fortress Investment Group, discusses Brightline, the private passenger rail project in Florida, as well as the sale of Fortress to Softbank.

Wes Edens
CNBC
May 25, 2018

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5 Reasons To Visit The Palm Beaches This Summer

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A famous winter escape for Manhattan millionaires and Hamptons heiresses, Palm Beach conjures up images of mega mansions, Lilly Pulitzer dresses and shiny sports cars gathered on the white sand beaches of Florida's Gold Coast. But there's more to this ritzy hideaway than meets the eye.

Sarah Chanin
Forbes Travel Guide
May 24, 2018

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Patrick Goddard: President sees bright future elsewhere too for Brightline

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As President and CEO Patrick Goddard prepared for Brightline's first week of Miami service, he told Miami Today that South Florida is only the beginning for Brightline's luxury passenger rail service.

Gabi Maspons
Miami Today
May 22, 2018

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Brightline's inaugural West Palm-to-Miami trip draws crowd, celebration

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Brightline trains transported riders from West Palm Beach to Miami on Saturday, marking the first time in 50 years that the Florida East Coast Railway has been used to bring passengers to the Magic City.

Kenny Jacoby
mypalmbeachpost.com
May 19, 2018

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Are private commuter trains the answer to congested highways?

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Brightline, a new privately owned train in South Florida, is hoping to clear up highway congestion by taking some of the cars off the road while still making a profit. Will other cities across the country take up this trend? NBC's Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY.

Kerry Sanders
Today
May 12, 2018

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One-of-a-Kind Private Train Takes On Florida's Traffic Nightmare

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Miami and Fort Lauderdale may be only about 30 miles away, but the thought of traveling between South Florida's principal cities usually provokes a heavy sigh from commuters. Rush-hour traffic or an accident can easily turn a 45-minute drive into an hours-long ordeal.

Nathan Crooks
Bloomberg
May 11, 2018

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Brightline has finally announced a start date for service for Miami commuters

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Good things come to those who wait. That was the message Brightline sent to Miami commuters on Friday as it announced that its fast-travel rail service was finally coming to downtown — and not just “soon” or “in the coming weeks” as the company has been known to promise over the past year.

Martin Vassolo
Miami Herald
May 11, 2018

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Brightline has big discounts for first West Palm-to-Miami weekend

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Brightline will start shuttling passengers to its station in downtown Miami on Saturday, May 19, with round-trip fares starting at for its grand opening weekend — a price that is competitive with the cost of a Tri-Rail ticket.

Jennifer Sorentrue
mypalmbeachpost.com
May 11, 2018

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Brightline higher-speed train service to Miami begins next weekend with reduced fares

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The long-anticipated service to Miami aboard Brightline higher-speed passenger trains will begin Saturday, May 19 with discounted fares system-wide.

Wayne Roustan
Sun Sentinel
May 11, 2018

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Brightline trains to start Miami service May 19

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Brightline ticked off one more milestone Friday when it unveiled MiamiCentral, its downtown Miami transportation hub.

Arnie Rosenberg
USA Today
May 11, 2018

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