Waiting for Tri-Rail to run through downtowns? Don’t hold your breath.

A Tri-Rail train stops at Pompano Beach where a new station, offices and a parking garage are being built along the line’s tracks west of I-95. But the company has made little progress with its long-standing plans to operate along the Florida East Coast Railway way line, now home of the high speed Brightline service. (Susan Stocker / Sun Sentinel)