December 17, 2012
A favorable decision by the FTA would permit MTA to begin final engineering on the Red Line and move forward with acquiring property needed for construction.
July 3, 2012
Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate potential passenger rail improvements between Washington, D.C. and Boston.
March 14, 2012
Plaintiffs are suing the City & County of Honolulu and FTA because they disagree that heavy rail technology is the most environmentally-friendly transportation alternative for Honolulu.
October 10, 2011
The FTA awarded Oregon Metro and TriMet for its Portland-Milwaukie light rail project Environmental Impact Statement for Excellence in Environmental Document Presentation.
August 10, 2011
Building the line is expected to cost $3.8 billion to $6.9 billion between Merced and Fresno, depending on which route is chosen, according to an environmental impact report released by the California High-Speed Rail Authority.
October 29, 2010
The $4.2B Westside Subway Extension would extend the system to Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood, a congested and jobs-rich region of Los Angeles. The $1.32B Regional Connector would tie together all light rail lines in downtown L.A., providing major regional north/south and east/west rail line linkages.
October 20, 2010
The approximately $400 million project is for a proposed 9.3-mile light rail transit system expected to be in operation by 2016. The project is being structured as an innovative public-private partnership, with a private group, M1 Rail, providing funding and participating in the development of a portion of the system.
June 15, 2010
Gov. Lingle has said she wants to hold public hearings on the EIS and do an analysis on cost-and-revenue estimates before signing it.
August 21, 2009
Project would create thousands of construction jobs and potentially up to 144,000 new jobs directly and indirectly through related expenses and multipliers through the local economy during the life of the construction of the project.
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