This project website was developed and is maintained by the Surface Transportation Board, the lead federal agency responsible for preparing the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Port Canaveral Rail Extension. The Canaveral Port Authority has no role in determining the content of this website.
The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) intended to file a request with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) for authority to construct and operate a new rail line to Port Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida. However, on December 6, 2017, the CPA Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to withdraw its proposal for the new rail line. In a December 8, 2017 letter notifying the Board of this action, CPA stated that there are no current or projected near-term economic data that present a compelling case for the Port to pursue rail. Accordingly, the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis has suspended the environmental review of this case.