Honolulu’s rail will be ready to run by Oct. 20, HART chief Andrew Robbins says
By Mindy Pennybacker email@example.com
Jan. 9, 2020
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The first 10 miles of the Honolulu rail system will be completed and operational by October 20. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) CEO and executive director Andrew Robbins announced the earlier deadline at a press conference overlooking the Halaulani Rail Station at Leeward Community College on Wednesday.
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“The first 10 miles, from East Kapolei through this area (Halaulani Rail Station) to Aloha Stadium, the target date to have it ready is 10/20.”
The executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is pictured above at Wednesday’s news conference at the Halaulani Rail Station at Leeward Community College
“If the system is really ready to be used in October, then we can talk about perhaps taking some of that budget and applying it for earlier service.”
Director, city Department of Transportation Services