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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Rail: FTA is open to shortening the route
By Honolulu Traffic @ 6:57 PM :: 2335 Views :: Ethics, Rail, Taxes

...FTA is complicit.  That’s why it is likely to approve a Plan B that stops at Middle Street....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Keep Traffic Jammed: Rail FEIS Shows Plans for Lane-Elimination
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:23 PM :: 1697 Views :: Rail

...buried in one of the technical reports that are referenced and made part of the FEIS so you would not be able to say they didn’t tell you....

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Some reasons why the HART Board does not want to do a forensic audit
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:25 PM :: 2139 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...a number of allegedly flagrant violations of the law including the following....

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Monday, March 27, 2017
Here's why rail is going to cost $12 to $13 billion
By Honolulu Traffic @ 11:27 PM :: 2377 Views :: Rail

...this project started with a rock solid $5.3 billion projection cost....

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Thursday, October 17, 2013
Rail: Judge Tashima Must Rule on Beretania Street Tunnel
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:00 PM :: 2219 Views :: Rail

Judge Tashima still has to rule on whether the Beretania Street Tunnel is a viable alternative....

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Saturday, October 05, 2013
Rail Burns Thru $256M in 12 months with no Construction
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:39 AM :: 1991 Views :: Rail

Of that amount $166 million was for professional services and that was likely all for Parsons Brinckerhoff....

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Watch Honolulu Rail Appeal Live From SF 11AM Thursday
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:18 PM :: 1799 Views :: Rail

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court hearing will last about one hour or less....

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Monday, August 12, 2013
Rail: The remaining issues still before Judge Tashima
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:11 PM :: 2069 Views :: Rail

the Judge ruled that the FTA and the City undertake the following....

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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Full Text: Stop Rail Files Comments on Rail DSEIS
By Honolulu Traffic @ 4:19 PM :: 1860 Views :: Rail
Comments were required to be filed by July 22 ....
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Saturday, July 13, 2013
July 22 Deadline for Rail EIS Comments
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:13 PM :: 2591 Views :: Rail

Written comments must be received by July 22, 2013 or postmarked by that date....

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Stop Rail Files Final Reply to FTA
By Honolulu Traffic @ 9:55 PM :: 2286 Views :: Rail

This is an excellent summary of our appeal and why the District Court's decision was in error....

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Honolulu Traffic: Most ‘Lane-Deficient’ City in USA
By Honolulu Traffic @ 12:10 AM :: 2521 Views :: Development, Rail

Adding more density will cause the central road network to seize.... 

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Stop Rail Appeal Hearing Set for August 15
By Honolulu Traffic @ 7:48 PM :: 2185 Views :: Rail

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 15, 2013 as the date for oral arguments in our appeal of Judge A. Wallace Tashima's rulings....

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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
HART releases Supplemental EIS in response to court order
By Honolulu Traffic @ 11:47 PM :: 2040 Views :: Rail
A public hearing will be held July 9, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.at the Blaisdell Center Hawaii Suites....
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
So you don’t think Stop Rail Appeal has a Chance?
By Honolulu Traffic @ 9:07 PM :: 2826 Views :: Rail

Here’s what you need to know about our appeal....

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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Full Text: Rail Appeal Challenges Failure to Consider Bus Rapid Transit
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:04 PM :: 2458 Views :: Rail
...a new and honestly conducted alternatives analysis would never result in the selection of elevated heavy rail....
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Sunday, January 13, 2013
Rail Transit Under Fire in Los Angeles and San Jose
By Honolulu Traffic @ 2:24 PM :: 3140 Views :: National News, Rail

L.A. County MTA "spends almost twice as much on rail to carry about one-fourth as many passengers" as its buses do....

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Monday, December 10, 2012
Rail: Final Federal Court Hearing This Wednesday
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:08 PM :: 2415 Views :: Rail

Our federal lawsuit will have what is most probably its final hearing before Judge A. Wallace Tashima this coming Wednesday, December 12, at 10:00AM in the Federal Courthouse....

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Rail: Star-Advertiser Editorial Just a Yoshioka Mouthpiece
By Honolulu Traffic @ 12:03 AM :: 3874 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

There is always a massive difference between whether the Star Advertiser's management likes an idea or a candidate, or not, and if not then their editorials are unreasonably unfair....

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Slater: Pro Rail Attorneys All Over the Place With Irrelevancies
By Honolulu Traffic @ 11:06 PM :: 3315 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

At one point I was expecting them to bring up Hirono's Mother.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012
Sierra Club Rail Position: Incompetent, Disturbing
By Honolulu Traffic @ 5:50 PM :: 3951 Views :: Rail

"This is really disturbing to hear, and so incorrect. You have no idea what you are talking about."

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Friday, July 20, 2012
"Save Our Honolulu" Fundraiser to Support Rail Litigation
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:32 AM :: 4220 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

We are raising money to help fund our lawsuit to keep the heavy rail elevated train out of downtown Honolulu....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Did HART Secretly Pay Off Advertiser Editor?
By Honolulu Traffic @ 4:30 PM :: 5023 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...five accounts in the listing are shown as, “Not reported.” Jeanne Mariani-Belding, former editorial page editor of the Advertiser is one....

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Friday, June 29, 2012
New Rail Financial Plan Boosts Operating Cost to $6 Billion, Delays Opening
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:09 PM :: 4015 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

the operating subsidy for transit has been increased by $600 million over the next 18 years to a total of $6 billion dollars....

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
FULL TEXT: Final Motion for Summary Judgment in Rail Suit
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:54 PM :: 3495 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

"We responded to every single one of the arguments in their 300-some pages of briefing."

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Rail will use more energy than buses or autos
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:52 PM :: 3500 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

...years ago rail was the low energy user and today it has morphed into being a relatively high energy user....

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
June 30 Deadline: Rail Funding Depends on New Transportation Bill
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:59 AM :: 4142 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

Here's Transportation Daily's view on the last minute efforts by Congress to craft an acceptable new Transportation Bill....

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Rail: Full Funding Grant Agreement Requires Bus Cuts
By Honolulu Traffic @ 12:43 AM :: 3984 Views :: Energy, Environment

You can find the real reason for bus service reductions in the FTA’s rather grudging letter granting acceptance of the City/HART’s rail project into the Final Design process....

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