February 8, 2012
The FTA says the city may spend $184.7 million to start building the foundation and pillars along the first segment of the Honolulu rail transit route.
January 3, 2012
The next step would be a full funding grant agreement.
March 30, 2011
The attorney was hired to sue the City and County of Honolulu and the FTA to stop the $5.5 billion project.
March 22, 2011
Ansaldo Honolulu, a joint venture of Ansaldo STS and Ansaldo Breda, will build the rail project's "core systems," while Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.'s contract is for design and construction of the second phase of the rail elevated guideway from Pearl City to Aloha Stadium.
January 27, 2011
The permit application concluded the rail project will have no significant adverse environmental or ecological effects on coastal ecosystems, beaches or other coastal resources.
December 17, 2010
It is anticipated that the FTA will now issue a record of decision to allow Honolulu to break ground. Opponents say there are still more hurdles ahead before the $5.5 billion rail project starts rolling.
July 29, 2010
The contract will move forward the designs of the West Loch, Waipahu Transit Center and Leeward Community College stations.
July 1, 2010
Supporters say a transit authority — with three members appointed by the council and three others by the mayor — would be more independent than the mayor's transportation department.
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.
January 19, 2010
The announcement comes on the eve of a public forum where the American Institute of Architects will outline its views opposing a completely elevated system.
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