The company has swung twice and missed so far. The city disqualified its bid earlier this year as non-responsive, after which Bombardier appealed unsuccessfully to the state.
Bombardfier says it will ask the FTA to terminate the contract award to Ansaldo and also will file a lawsuit over the city’s procedures.
Director of Transportation Services Wayne Yoshioka will be Civil Beat’s newsmaker today at noon, HST. The online subscription news service allows “occasional visitors” to drop by without paying for the privilege, so the interview should be accessible to everyone at this page.
Mr. Yoshioka provided answers to five preliminary questions last week.