Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation News
FTA approves $1.55 billion in federal funding for Honolulu Rail
In a historic day for the Honolulu rail transit project, the Federal Transit Administration today notified Congress that it will sign a $1.55 billion full funding grant agreement (FFGA) with the City and County of Honolulu by the end of this year.
HART: Court of Appeals upholds rail contract award
The state Intermediate Court of Appeals upheld the City’s decision to disqualify one of the bidders for the rail transit core systems contract, which was awarded to the Ansaldo Honolulu Joint Venture.
HART to add 800 train car seats
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), at the direction of its board of directors, announced Thursday that it will pursue adding 800 passenger seats to its rail-car fleet.
HART set to receive nearly $47 million in get collections for rail
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will receive nearly $47 million in general excise and use Tax (GET) revenue collected during the second quarter of 2012.
HART submitted request for $1.55 billion in federal funds
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) submitted a request for $1.55 billion in federal new starts funding for the Honolulu rail transit project.
Additional funding safeguard approved for rail project
A bill establishing a method for short-term borrowing as a safeguard for Honolulu’s rail project was approved Wednesday, clearing the way for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation to secure $1.55 billion in federal funding.
HART CEO Grabauskas tightens budget
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s (HART) chief executive recommended reducing the agency’s budget for next year by $1.57 million.
New HART CEO meets with FTA in Washington DC
Newly selected HART CEO and Executive Director Daniel Grabauskas met with the head of the Federal Transit Administration and with Hawaii’s congressional delegation in Washington D.C. to discuss the status of Honolulu’s rail project in preparation for receiving additional federal funds.
Daniel Grabauskas named HART Executive Director
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s board of directors today selected Daniel Grabauskas as the agency’s CEO/executive director to oversee the Honolulu rail transit project.
HART awards design contract for Airport Section of Honolulu Rail Transit Route
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has awarded a $38.8 million contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. to design the rail transit project’s airport section of the elevated rail guideway.
Honolulu Rail announce rail revenue continues to surpass projections
The General Excise and Use Tax (GET) surcharge collected this past quarter for Honolulu’s rail project came in significantly higher than projected, marking the third consecutive quarter that revenue has surpassed projections, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) announced today.