Honolulu and HART Sign Amended Full Funding Grant

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi and HART Executive Director and CEO Lori Kahikina signed the Amended Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), unlocking the first federal funding for the Honolulu rail transit project since 2017. The agreement, a critical step forward, reaffirms $744 million in funding. Mayor Blangiardi sees it as a milestone, while Kahikina acknowledges the collaboration with FTA, Mayor, Congressional delegation, HART Board, and City Council.

The executed agreement releases the initial $125 million, with the next $250 million upon the City Center Guideway and Stations contract award.

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