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Rail officials had hoped to finally get their long-stalled recovery plan approved by this month. Now, they hope to get “provisional’ approval in late May or early June.
Hawaii’s rural drivers, already burdened with higher costs to drive, think a mileage tax would hit them the hardest. Actually, they’d benefit.
While shortening the line could save hundreds of millions of dollars, rail leaders argue the system would lose nearly half its projected ridership.
Flooring and roofing were found to not be sufficiently fire-resistant in a test conducted in Texas.
UPDATED: The Hawaii agency that oversees rail spending lacks the proper rules, training and procedures to make sure its reviews are sound, the latest audit finds.
We asked local drivers to help us identify some of the most hazardous places where two or more roads come together in Honolulu.
When it comes to some of Oahu’s worst street designs, our fates were sealed more than a century ago.
Backers of an independent corporation to run Hawaii’s airports say it needs freedom from the state’s time-consuming procurement process. Key lawmakers disagree.
The Honolulu rail agency’s board hasn’t yet consulted with its attorneys on whether to give investigators its closed-door meeting records.
The City Council wants to investigate potential criminal activity surrounding the fiscally troubled transit project.
Proposed legislation would repeal the requirement for more audits. But added scrutiny has already led state finance officials to withhold $40 million from HART.
The lawsuit’s allegations echo problems flagged by the city auditor. Meanwhile, federal investigators have demanded HART provide its change order records.