Members of the Chamber get Glimpse of Orlando’s Future
MIAMI – Today, Brightline hosted The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce (EOCC) and its Board of Directors and Trustees on a tour of the company’s South Florida Operations from West Palm Beach to Miami. The group of over 30 community and business leaders represents the first Orlando delegation to tour Brightline’s high-speed rail service in 2022. The delegation toured Brightline’s West Palm Beach and MiamiCentral stations to discuss the company’s Orlando extension, slated for completion by the end of 2022, and the future of travel in the state of Florida. The EOCC Board of Directors and Trustees represent key Orlando businesses including Duke Energy, Orlando Health, the University of Central Florida, Nemours, Avalon Park Group, the Suburban Land Reserve, the Orlando Law Group, GreatFlorida Insurance, Trustco Bank, Avalon Insurance Services and Advent Health.
Brightline is the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, high-speed rail service in America. The company currently operates between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach in Florida and is scheduled to complete construction to the Orlando International Airport by the end of 2022. Brightline was recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Companies in travel, offering a guest-first experience designed to reinvent train travel and take cars off the road. Brightline plans to bring its award-winning service to additional city pairs and congested corridors across the country that are too close to fly and too long to drive, with immediate plans to connect Las Vegas to Southern California. For more information, visit www.gobrightline.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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