Hawaii’s senior senator says there’s little appetite in Washington to appropriate more federal funds for Honolulu’s troubled and overbudget rail.
From stalled utility work in the Dillingham corridor to a failed P3 deal, rail suffered one setback after another.
Major utility problems on Dillingham Boulevard and a failed P3 effort helped seal the fate of rail’s latest executive director.
The complex situation with Howard Hughes is just one issue to deal with in the project’s uncertain future.
The project began on the ballot. Maybe it should go back before voters to decide its future.
Officials will start a fourth attempt to find a way to finish the final four miles while adding hundreds of millions of dollars to the overall budget.
The mayor is pleading with the FTA to extend the deadline to avoid losing $250 million in federal money.
The rail authority’s executive director refuses to give up on the potential public-private partnership as the agency’s board looks to replace him.
City leaders and most HART board members want to cancel the public-private partnership process and start over.