The Future Of Passenger Rail On The First Coast

Jun 11, 2014

An artists rendering of a commuter rail station as part of JTA's proposed First Coast Commuter Rail system.
Credit Jacksonville Transportation Authority

As rail transportation grows in popularity throughout Florida, what are the prospects for passenger rail on the First Coast?

The proposed First Coast Commuter Rail system is in its early stages, and with projects like SunRail and All Aboard Florida moving ahead, it appears rail transportation may be the next wave for travel across the Sunshine State.

Brad Thoburn, vice president of long range planning and system development at the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) joined Karen Feagins for more on the future of passenger rail in Northeast Florida.

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