SA: Judge blasts city for ending rail route at Ala Moana, not UH
...Mollway’s letter responds to a conclusion from HART and the FTA last month that tunneling under Beretania Street would be "feasible" but still too costly an alternative compared with running an elevated track further makai, along Halekauwila Street.
The conclusion came under court order in an ongoing federal lawsuit by rail opponents trying to stop the project.
However, Mollway urges rail officials to “recognize that the Beretania Tunnel Alternative” is actually the more feasible approach and that they haven’t adequately considered it....
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LINK: Judge Susan Oki Mollway's letter to HART and federal transit officials
KITV: Click here to see a map of the Beretania Street Tunnel Alternative
KITV: Judge urges HART to further study Beretania St. Tunnel Alternative
HR: “Bombshell” Letter from all 11 of Hawaii’s Federal Judges Chides City Over Planned Rail Route