Sun Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 4/30/15:
Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida
For the first time in years, boaters have a full-time tender to communicate with at the New River railroad bridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
It's part of a six-month test by the U.S. Coast Guard that, if successful, could ease boater concerns about All Aboard Florida, which plans to run 32 trains a day on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks.
The marine industry insists All Aboard Florida's trains will keep the bridge down too long, choking access for boats and damaging a key industry in an area known as the yachting capital of the world.
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