Project Delays

The First Hill line's streetcars are set to begin service in summer of 2015, and the city is already assembling funds for an extension.
Apr 13, 2015   Capitol Hill Times
It's not a mishap on the scale of the Bertha tunnel-boring machine stuck under Seattle's Downtown waterfront, but contractors underestimated the amount of time necessary to build seven trains for the city's new streetcar line.
Sep 28, 2014   The Seattle Times
New Yorkers for Parks released a study earlier this month finding that the Department of Parks and Recreation is one of the city's slowest when it comes to finishing projects on a reasonable timeframe.
Jun 26, 2014   New York Times
Brad Plumer investigates widely echoed Republican claims that environmental rules are a major reason why it takes so long to build highways and bridges, and finds scant evidence to back up the claims.
Feb 6, 2012   The Washington Post