Friday, December 14, 2018
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives


Rail

 

NO Image:
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Ansaldo Breda Forced to Buy Back Defective Trainsets
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 PM :: 2880 Views :: Rail

Under an agreement announced on March 17, AnsaldoBreda will take back all 16 V250s ordered by NS and return €125m to the operator....

Read More..
Friday, March 21, 2014
HART Lawyer Gives Last Word on Rail Case
By Robert Thomas @ 6:15 PM :: 2016 Views :: Rail

Mr. Thornton notes that the decision is one "of national importance for transit and highway projects" because....

Read More..
Thursday, March 13, 2014
U.S. District Court's Honolulu Rail Compliance Order – A Slam Dunk
By Robert Thomas @ 4:33 PM :: 2859 Views :: Judiciary, Rail

...Judge A. Wallace Teshima’s truly final order in the case: the Order on Objection to Notice of Compliance, which coincidentally (or perhaps not) was issued on the same day (February 18, 2014) as the Ninth Circuit opinion....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Concrete Brutality: HART Rail Stations Revealed
By Video @ 11:36 PM :: 2523 Views :: Rail

HART video shows design for rail stations from Aloha Stadium to Kapolei.

Read More..
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Dead on Arrival: Obama’s FY 2015 Budget includes $250 million for rail
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 1977 Views :: Rail
POLITICO: "Yes, we all know President Barack Obama’s budget is dead on arrival."
Read More..
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Survey: Honolulu Traffic Gets 18% Worse
By News Release @ 7:56 PM :: 2748 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail
As GDP goes up, MPH goes down....
Read More..
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
9th Circuit Court: Honolulu Rail Project On Track
By Robert Thomas @ 4:53 PM :: 2535 Views :: Rail

...the panel held that the FTA and the City did not go wrong when it did not adopt the "Managed Lanes Alternative" or the "bus rapid transit" alternative....

Read More..
Friday, February 14, 2014
Bad Company: Honolulu Rail Car Supplier Ansaldo Breda May be Sold, Liquidated
By Andrew Walden @ 5:12 AM :: 5072 Views :: Rail

...what was left of Ansaldo Breda would turn into a "bad company" to be gradually liquidated....

Read More..
Friday, February 14, 2014
Urban Planning for People
By NCPA @ 1:41 AM :: 2264 Views :: Development, Rail

The “Nirvana” of a transit-, walking-, and cycling-oriented metropolitan area proves to be no Nirvana at all.... 

Read More..
Monday, January 27, 2014
Community Meetings: Kapolei, Pearl City, Aiea Rail Stations
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 1890 Views :: Rail

The meeting to discuss the East Kapolei and UH-West Oahu rail stations is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, at the Kapolei Middle School....

Read More..
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Prominent labor leader convicted of mortgage fraud
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:44 PM :: 2830 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Rail

Perry Artates, a former Maui Hawaiian Homeland commissioner and prominent labor leader, will spend 45 days in federal prison for his role in a mortgage fraud case that left a Maui family homeless....

Read More..
Sunday, January 05, 2014
HART Audit Leaves Many Questions Unanswered
By Tom Berg @ 1:23 AM :: 3391 Views :: Ethics, Rail

...HART came into existence in July, 2012...detailed records related to HART’s predecessor were not readily available during our audit....

Read More..
Friday, December 20, 2013
Panos: Helmet Law, Jones Act Repeal Top Wish List for 2014
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:58 PM :: 2852 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Jones Act, Rail

My first transportation wish for 2014: Hawaii needs a motorcycle helmet law....

Read More..
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Auditor: HART Paid $563K to Blogger who said Job was 'Obviously' to Help Pro-Rail Candidates
By Andrew Walden @ 3:47 AM :: 3722 Views :: Ethics, Rail

"With Pro-Rail Candidates Having Won the Primary Election, 55-to-45 Percent, the Project's Public Involvement Team Obviously Has Been Doing Its Job"


Read More..
Friday, December 06, 2013
HART Rail Art Application Illegally Prepared by State Workers
By News Release @ 10:13 PM :: 2958 Views :: Ethics, Rail

HART had issued an “Art-In Transit Call for Artists,” seeking proposals from artists for art at future rail stations....

Read More..
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
HSTA, Hotel Workers Sign Open Letter Calling for Kakaako Development Moratorium
By News Release @ 2:29 PM :: 2621 Views :: Development, Rail

Law imposing a one-year moratorium on HCDA approval of new projects that renews automatically....

Read More..
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Rail: CH2M Hill Snags $46M General Engineering Contract
By News Release @ 2:19 AM :: 2362 Views :: Rail

The $46.1 million five-year contract awarded to CH2M Hill, Inc. covers oversight support for design review, scheduling and cost estimating, environmental and planning and interface management....

Read More..
Monday, November 25, 2013
HART Audit Reveals $83M Transfer of Federal Funds Kept off Books
By Andrew Walden @ 8:11 PM :: 2100 Views :: Rail

...one must ask whether the 'mistake' is intended to cover up some violation of Federal requirements attached to the $83M....

Read More..
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Transit Spending Slows Urban Growth
By Selected News Articles @ 12:58 PM :: 2299 Views :: Development, Rail

...regions that spend more money on transit seem to grow slower than regions that spend less....

Read More..
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
UPDATE: Audit of HART Propaganda Machine to be Released in December
By Tom Berg @ 4:10 PM :: 3505 Views :: Rail
The Council was told the audit would take less than a year to bring forth findings--so where is it?
Read More..
Friday, November 15, 2013
Who Can Afford Kakaako Workforce Housing?
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 3881 Views :: Development, Rail

Another hearing on the 801 South Street project will be held on Tuesday November 19 at 5:30 pm and a final hearing and decision making follows on Tuesday December 4....

Read More..
Friday, November 15, 2013
For USA, Honolulu, LA, SF, Seattle Among World's 20 Worst Traffic Cities
By Selected News Articles @ 3:37 PM :: 2797 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

Los Angeles continues to be the most congested urban area in the United States, with an excess travel time of 35 percent. San Francisco (32 percent), Seattle, and much smaller Honolulu (tied at 28 percent)....

Read More..
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Making TOD Happen: City Launches 'I Wish' Photo Campaign
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 2597 Views :: Development, Rail

Some of the photos will be on display at the “Making TOD Happen” symposium set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Center....

Read More..
Thursday, November 07, 2013
New lawsuit alleges former gubernatorial appointee’s involvement in financial shenanigans at union
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:08 PM :: 5422 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor, Rail

Hit men, Yakuza, Hells Angels, the Chinese crime syndicate and Hawaii politicians....

Read More..
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
TomTom: Honolulu 6th Worst Traffic in N. America
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 2305 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

TomTom Traffic Index aims to provide the general public, industry and policy makers with unique and unbiased information about congestion levels in urban areas....

Read More..
Monday, November 04, 2013
Panos: Fighting Boondoggles--Honolulu Rail Transit
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:21 PM :: 2256 Views :: Rail

... presented at the 2013 American Dream conference in Washington, D.C. in mid-October ....

Read More..
Friday, November 01, 2013
Honolulu Planning Dep’t: “Making TOD Happen”
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 2380 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Neal Blaisdell Center....

Read More..
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Gangsters Terrorize Union Members Forced to Fund Illegal Pro-Rail PAC Headed by Hawaiian Homes Commissioner
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 7451 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor, Rail

...Union of Operating Engineers cavorts with international crime syndicates, spends union dues illegally and intimidates dissenters with threats of violence....

Read More..
Monday, October 28, 2013
HART to receive $63.7 million in GET surcharge revenue
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1681 Views :: Rail

The $63,791,074 collected for the project from July through September marks the highest quarterly total received by HART to date....

Read More..
Friday, October 25, 2013
Kapolei NB Passes Anti-Rail Resolution
By News Release @ 10:11 PM :: 3816 Views :: Rail

This resolution passed entire neighborhood board by a vote of 6-2....

Read More..
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Rail: Judge Tashima Must Rule on Beretania Street Tunnel
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:00 PM :: 2315 Views :: Rail

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

Read More..
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Rail: Let Them Eat Cake
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:28 AM :: 3188 Views :: Rail

Honolulu's public is starved for traffic congestion relief. The power elite has responded with let them have rail....

Read More..
Saturday, October 05, 2013
Rail Burns Thru $256M in 12 months with no Construction
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:39 AM :: 2072 Views :: Rail

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

Read More..
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Honolulu Roads 13th Worst in Nation, Cost Drivers $598 per year
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 2871 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

Forty-three percent of major roads in the Honolulu urban area are in poor condition, costing area drivers $598 each year....

Read More..
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Panos: Ten Plus One Reasons Why I Do Not Support The Honolulu Rail Project
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:20 PM :: 4319 Views :: Rail
Among all travel options on Oahu, mass transit serves 6% of the travelers, just slightly above the U.S average of 5%....
Read More..
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Back on track? HI public works project to restart after year-long delay
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:36 PM :: 1962 Views :: Rail

The city’s Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will resume construction this month....

Read More..
Friday, August 30, 2013
State approves rail project's archaeological reports
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 1841 Views :: Rail

The State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) has approved the archaeological survey reports for the Honolulu rail transit project, and cleared the way for permit applications....

Read More..
Friday, August 16, 2013
Rail Appeal Hearing: Judges Focus on Jurisdictional Issues
By Robert Thomas @ 4:48 AM :: 2529 Views :: Rail

it looks like at least two of the three judges are very skeptical whether there was an appeal able final order in the case....

Read More..
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Pricey Honolulu rail project faces more legal hurdles
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:28 PM :: 2735 Views :: Rail
“If the judges apply the law I believe we will win.” -- Ben Cayetano
Read More..
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Watch Honolulu Rail Appeal Live From SF 11AM Thursday
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:18 PM :: 1892 Views :: Rail

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

Read More..
Monday, August 12, 2013
DLNR Seeks Applications for SHPD Administrator
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 2637 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail

Closing date for applications is August 30, 2013....

Read More..
Monday, August 12, 2013
Rail: The remaining issues still before Judge Tashima
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:11 PM :: 2163 Views :: Rail

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

Read More..
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Ninth Circuit Rail Appeal Preview
By Robert Thomas @ 5:13 PM :: 2375 Views :: Rail

Here's the latest on the federal court action....

Read More..
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
OR&L, Doors Star in New Anti-Rail Video
By Tom Berg @ 3:18 PM :: 2063 Views :: Rail

the day rail is operative your sewers, water, bus, roads, and parks get bled dry ....

Read More..
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Rail: Will Honolulu be the Next Detroit?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 3002 Views :: Rail

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered an expedited hearing for the federal rail lawsuit on August 15th....

Read More..
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Hawaii Supreme Court Smacks Rail EIS - An Update
By Robert Thomas @ 5:06 PM :: 2388 Views :: Rail
...there have been two attempts by the parties in the state court rail litigation to have the Hawaii Supreme Court reconsider its opinion....
Read More..
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Caldwell's TOD Pick Connects Smart Growth, Active Aging
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 3337 Views :: Health Care, Life, Rail

Caldwell announced today the selection of veteran transportation planner Harrison Rue as the Administrator of the City’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program....

Read More..
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Full Text: Stop Rail Files Comments on Rail DSEIS
By Honolulu Traffic @ 4:19 PM :: 1948 Views :: Rail
Comments were required to be filed by July 22 ....
Read More..
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Honolulu 1990 to 2010 Trends: What Do They Mean for the Next 20 Years?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:20 PM :: 3039 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail
PANOS 2050: Solutions for a Sustainable Hawaii....
Read More..
Sunday, July 14, 2013
A Terrible Week for Rail
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:00 AM :: 3605 Views :: Rail
.
Read More..
Page 9 of 11First   Previous   2  3  4  5  6  7  8  [9]  10  11  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

Affordable Hawaii Coalition

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Conservative Alliance

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

Conservative Forum for Hawaii

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Senate Informer

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

Hunting, Farming and Fishing Assoc.

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

OHA Lies

Ohana Policy Group

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Copenull

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

TEA Party Maui

TFB Micronesia

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT