November 6, 2013
The price of the project is increasing from last year’s estimate of about $125 million due in part to relocating utility lines. Construction was initially scheduled to start next year, but will have to be pushed back to 2015 or 2016 because of the funding problems.
October 23, 2013
Staff members were reluctant to incorporate higher estimates — which have more than doubled to as much as $327.8 million — into public discussions, partly because of concerns they could slow the streetcar's progress, the report said.
August 22, 2013
Metro leaders demand that planners reduce the cost, which has risen from $1.25 billion to between $1.58 and $1.82 billion, or risk losing political support.
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