Panos Prevedouros

Panos Prevedouros

Panos Prevedouros, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa whose areas of expertise include transportation engineering, traffic analysis and simulation, demand forecasting and intelligent transportation systems. He has twice run for Honolulu mayor.

We Should Not Pay A Penny To The Federal Transit Administration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Should Not Pay A Penny To The Federal Transit Administration

The FTA failed miserably to provide effective oversight for the rail project. That makes it complicit, not just morally but legally.

 

What Do We Do Now About The Honolulu Rail Project? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Do We Do Now About The Honolulu Rail Project?

The Legislature could halt the project by repealing the tax surcharge funding it, which would give the Honolulu City Council a tough choice.
What To Do With The Tax Sinkhole That Is Honolulu Rail? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What To Do With The Tax Sinkhole That Is Honolulu Rail?

Eliminating the final four miles of the current rail route and building the Nimitz Viaduct would provide better commuter service and avoid major disruption to downtown.
$10 Billion: The Ultimate Price Tag for Honolulu Rail? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$10 Billion: The Ultimate Price Tag for Honolulu Rail?

At more than $6 billion the rail project is on track to be, per capita, the "nation’s largest infrastructure fiasco."
Letter to the Honolulu City Council: Hoopili Doesn’t Fit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Letter to the Honolulu City Council: Hoopili Doesn’t Fit

If today’s traffic is bad, then in 2035 with Hoopili and the rest of the planned developments, traffic will be severely congested.
What Can We Do About the Rail? Nothing. Tackle Traffic Congestion! cory Lum / Civil Beat

What Can We Do About the Rail? Nothing. Tackle Traffic Congestion!

Given Hawaii's political and decision-making reality, there's no point fighting rail. But we should fight for traffic congestion solutions.
Surprising Downward Trends Wojciech Kulicki via Flickr

Surprising Downward Trends

Pondering the drop in a number of seemingly unrelated sectors.
Why I Would Make the Best Mayor – Panos Prevedouros

Why I Would Make the Best Mayor – Panos Prevedouros

The University of Hawaii professor says what Honolulu needs right now is a straight-talking engineer.