San Juan’s Tren Urbano, an elevated, heavy rail system like that planned in Honolulu, has struggled with low ridership and cost overruns.
UPDATED: A new federal report on the transit project’s risks pushes its completion back nearly a year and says it needs even more cash.
UPDATED: The Honolulu mayor said there’s a tight time line to gain council approval and start funneling city money to the project’s construction.
The nonprofit wants to abandon its headquarters long before trains start rumbling nearby. But the city is offering to buy only a strip of landscaping.
The City Council’s latest plan to demonstrate a willingness to help pay for rail construction has hit a snag.
Les Kondo says HART’s insistence on recording auditor interviews with staff members “is akin to management sitting in.”
The strategy involves big changes in HART’s financial accounting for the transit project.
Honolulu’s rail agency is considering changing its strategy to complete the daunting construction work ahead.
In a break with past practice, the agency did not release the amounts that companies bid for the work to relocate utilities.