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Climate change is already taking a toll on coastal highways. Some of those roads may eventually be abandoned to the rising seas, a top official warns.
The city aims to start installing technology that can detect traffic congestion on some of Oahu’s more than 820 lights next year.
Lynn McCrory joins the rail board as the state looks to appoint qualified members who can attend the meetings.
Popular urban planner Jeff Speck is in town to discuss ways to improve mobility across our crowded congested island.
The rail agency’s top executive won’t say who’s advising him to keep Russell Yamanoha at HART after his plea deal.
The FTA won’t release rail’s remaining $744 million, however, until the project’s actual costs are clearer.
Legislation introduced Wednesday would provide some state and local control over helicopter and skydiving flights instead of just the FAA.
Impacts to businesses and homes near the narrow, busy street could be severe. City leaders say HART still hasn’t sufficiently prepared for that.
While the City Council was warned the nearly $200 million could be lost to flood-control efforts elsewhere, there is actually a surplus of federal money for such projects.
If the trains draw too much power as they speed up to leave stations, it could affect the use of household appliances and other electrical-powered equipment.
Canopy arms, meant to anchor the sail-like fabric covers for the stations, were already plagued with design and construction problems. Then, they started cracking.
UPDATED: Only one Legislature-appointed member has attended a board meeting since February, making it hard for the Honolulu rail project to get routine business done.