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Delays in Honolulu's $5B rail project could up station costs


  • American City Business Journals

Delays in Honolulu's $5.16 billion light-rail project could mean that bids for the first nine stations will come in higher than originally expected, says the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportatio… Read More

Oak Ridge turns energy genius to cars


  • Detroit Free Press

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee is about more than fixed-place energy sources, with several current efforts directed at more fuel-efficient cars. The projects include an oil additive to… Read More

3 days before recess, Senate amends transport bill, pushes it back to House


  • Hill, The
  • Engineering News-Record
  • Hill, The

The Senate has amended the House transportation bill -- funding the Highway Trust Fund only through mid-December instead of May 2015 and allocating $8 billion instead of $10.8 billion -- and sent it b… Read More