Honolulu Rail Transit Project
Skyline Rail, Now Serving Honolulu
In a historic day for public transit, Skyline Rail, a project once deemed the worst transit project in the United States due to extreme cost overruns and construction delays, finally opened to the public at the end of June.
Honolulu Light Rail to Open in June
The city’s first light rail line will finally begin service after more than a half century of planning.
Federal Subpoenas for Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation
Bad news for Honolulu's troubled rail transit project: new federal scrutiny and a potential criminal investigation.
Recovery Plan Meets Federal Deadline for Honolulu Rail Project
The Federal Transit Administration was withholding funding for the beleaguered Honolulu Rail Transit project until the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation came up with a financial plan to get the project to its long-delayed completion.
Financial Stress Plagues Honolulu Rail
The Honolulu Rail Transit Project was slated to cost $5.2 billion. That figure has doubled as construction progresses, leaving the city scrambling for funds amid public outcry.
First Look at Honolulu's New Driverless Rail Cars
The nation's first driverless train car was unveiled this week in Hawaii.
Honolulu Rail Transit Makes Progress Despite Financial Woes
Honolulu Rail Transit, a 20-mile, elevated metro rail line, continues to suffer cost overruns and has lost popular support, according to a recent poll. But the tide could change with the arrival of the first rail cars.
Honolulu Rail Cost Overruns Now Exceed $1 Billion
Add another $200 million to the $910 million shortfall already facing Honolulu's rail project. The changing circumstances surrounding the project won't make it any easier to create a viable funding plan to make up the difference.
Honolulu Light Rail Taking Shape
After clearing two lawsuits in February, and weathering a contentious mayoral election, the Honolulu light rail project is under construction.
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