HART Speaking Engagement: CFA Society Hawaii

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) participated in a speaking engagement and provided a virtual presentation to the members of the CFA Society Hawaii on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. HART’s Interim Executive Director and CEO Lori M. K. Kahikina, P. E., and First Deputy Executive Director and COO Rick Keene provided information on the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (HRTP) construction and the impact COVID-19 has had on the budget.

  1. Introduction of Honolulu Rail Transit Project
  2. Project status update on the 20-mile alignment
  3. Utility Relocation along Dillingham Boulevard and exploring a potential “mauka-shift”
    – Moving forward with the re-design of Utility Relocation for the Dillingham corridor and exploring a “mauka-shift”
    > The shift will require additional right-of-way acquisitions
    > The shift of the guideway does not indicate a change in the route
    > The guideway and stations will remain on Dillingham Boulevard
  4. Track Issues
    – Switch slide plates
    – Cracking in the frogs
    – Wheel/rail interface
    – Speed through the double crossover in the tangent position
  5. Airport Guideway & Stations highlights
  6. HART’s Project Financing Summary
  7. COVID-19 Impact on Funding
  8. Q&A

If your company or organization would like a virtual project update through HART’s Speaker’s Bureau program, call our 24-Hour Project Hotline at 808-566-2299 or email us at info@HonoluluTransit.org. It’s a great way to keep up to date on the rail project’s progress and current events!

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For information on rail fares, schedules, safety, and operational questions, visit the Department of Transportation Services website. Skyline Hotline: 808-848-5555

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