Brightline Passenger Train: Floridian of the Year | Floridian of the Year | Featured – Florida Trend
Boys love trains. I did. You may have. This story tells how a lifesize commitment to a train became a leading railroad. There’s an excellent business story in here. And a great model for us.
The individual solution that Wes Edens forged came from research, study, and discussion. Lots of no’s were required to get to his biggest yes. Today, as you will see, he has been asked by other US cities to come and help them—build their train.
Private passenger rail is back in Florida. Once upon a time, private passenger rail helped create modern Florida. This year, it began reshaping Florida again, with the state emerging as a national rail leader thanks to the Brightline passenger train.