Tuesday, November 12, 2013

West Palm Beach: State should pay for rail ‘quiet zones’ | www.mypalmbeachpost.com

Lake Worth is teaming up with West Palm Beach, trying to get money for train crossing improvements. Click title for link to article.
Lake Worth, whose nine gated crossings rank it second behind West Palm Beach, already is in agreement.“You’re going to find all the cities (joining in),” Lake Worth Town Manager Michael Bornstein said Monday. He said cities in the Metropolitan Planning Organization have “all said the same thing: the DOT should step up to the plate.”Bornstein said Lake Worth’s cost could be as much as $3 million. “It would hurt,” he said. “We just don’t have the money.”