April 24, 2013
RTA’s proposal would almost double the size of the city's existing system. However, the plan depends on new federal grants or tax revenues. The agency projects the cost of all the new lines at more than $800 million.
August 14, 2012
Seating in each two-car train will increase by more than 25%, going from 76 to 96 seats, while still retaining room for luggage, bikes and surfboards.
January 11, 2011
Gov. Christie cancelled the ARC commuter tunnel after projections showed the project could go at least $1 billion over its $8.7 billion budget. The new deadline is Jan. 18, 2011.
December 3, 2010
A Hawaii DOT report claims that general excise tax receipts dedicated to the rail system are likely to be nearly one third lower than anticipated in the project's current financial plan.
January 5, 2010
Would give the public an opportunity to testify on whether the city's plans to mitigate the environmental impacts of the project are adequate.
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