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Federal officials approve Oahu’s shortened rail route

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / AUG. 19
                                The Honolulu rail transit project will receive $744 million from the Federal Transportation Administration to continue the rail line to the Civic Center station. An elevated section of rail stands on Kamehameha Highway near Middle Street.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / AUG. 19

    The Honolulu rail transit project will receive $744 million from the Federal Transportation Administration to continue the rail line to the Civic Center station. An elevated section of rail stands on Kamehameha Highway near Middle Street.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@ STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Federal Transportation Administration approved funding Friday for a shortened rail route. A train stopped Monday near Leeward Community College with workers nearby.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@ STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Federal Transportation Administration approved funding Friday for a shortened rail route. A train stopped Monday near Leeward Community College with workers nearby.

The FTA’s approval means that HART will receive $125 million in federal funding and an additional $250 million when HART awards a contract for the final stretch of track and station in Kakaako at the so-called Civic Center station, scheduled for 2024. Read more

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