U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg took a ride on Brightline yesterday.
Buttigieg is in town to highlight to highlight major investments in the area made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
Buttigieg was accompanied by Brightline Founder Wes Edens, CEO Mike Reininger, and President Patrick Goddard, along with a slew of local politicians.
The Transportation Secretary rode from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale. He’s in Miami today.
Meanwhile Brightline’s website is showing rush hour trains between Miami and Aventura selling out. Some southbound trains from Aventura to Miami are showing sold out in the morning, while northbound trains out of Miami sell out in afternoon.