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September 10, 2014

Honolulu rail opening delayed as station contract bids canceled

Bids to build the first nine rail stations came in significantly higher than expected, which led the agency to cancel the contract bids.


July 23, 2014

HART unveils plans for rail station at Honolulu airport

The future station site will be built along Ala Auana Street between the overseas and international parking structures. Officials say the station will be elevated, with sky bridges connecting to the parking garages and access to the international and inter-island terminals.


April 16, 2014

MTA awards contracts for East Side Access Manhattan tunnels, caverns

Contractors will line more than 10,000 linear feet of newly excavated tunnels with permanent structural concrete walls, and install complex communications systems in Grand Central Terminal’s future Long Island Rail Road concourse.


March 26, 2014

Detroit streetcar to receive $10 million state loan

The money will serve as a sort of bridge loan to help free up some of the money from longer-term pledges.


March 20, 2014

SMART to explore options for fate of rare tree

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit officials have promised to hold off on cutting down a rare chimera redwood tree in Cotati, Calif. until they can explore other options.


March 17, 2014

Texas Tech. rail project seeking fed investment

The goal is to link students to the cultural district and ultimately bring a youthful presence back to downtown.


November 13, 2013

Calif. high-speed rail land acquisition moving slowly

CHSRA is in escrow on just one parcel of the 370 it needs for the first 30 miles of construction in the Central Valley.


April 24, 2013

New Orleans streetcar may see major expansion

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

Honolulu HART to add rail seats

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

FTA extends NJ Transit repayment deadline

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.


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