$5B Honolulu Rail Project Gets Another $250M In Fed Funds

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 2:33 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama has allocated an additional $250 million in federal funds for a $5.2 billion elevated rail project in Honolulu, as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2015 fiscal year budget, the city’s rail authority said Tuesday.

The Honolulu Authority of Rapid Transportation, or HART, said the president informed Hawaii’s congressional delegation Tuesday that the rail project will receive the $250 million as part of the federal government’s $1.55 billion grant promised for the project in November 2012.

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