Special Report

Wayfinding

February 2020

Thursday, February 13

Honolulu Is A Top Potential Market For E-Scooters — But They’re Still A Year Away

January 2020

Wednesday, January 29

Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable?

Friday, January 3

TheBus Redux: A City Transit Leader Responds To Riders’ Questions

November 2019

Monday, November 18

Honolulu Traffic Is Terrible. So Why Aren’t More People Riding TheBus?

September 2019

Thursday, September 26

Honolulu Is Slashing Crosswalks As It Touts Pedestrian Friendly Policies

Wednesday, September 18

Honolulu’s Poorly Timed Traffic Signals Aren’t Very Smart

Monday, September 9

Jeff Speck: Making Honolulu More Walkable And Livable

July 2019

Monday, July 29

Navigating Waikiki, The Wild West Of Oahu Traffic

Monday, July 22

Farrington Highway Is A Lifeline — And A Big Hazard — For Leeward Residents

Monday, July 1

How Do You Make Bike Commuting Work On Oahu? Start At 4:30 a.m.

June 2019

Thursday, June 13

Makiki Is A Scary Place For Pedestrians In Honolulu’s ‘Car Culture’

April 2019

Monday, April 8

Here’s Why You’ll Want To Pay For The Miles You Drive Not The Gas You Use

March 2019

Wednesday, March 27

These 10 Oahu Intersections Drive Our Readers Crazy

The Twisted History Of Honolulu Traffic Engineering

February 2019

Thursday, February 21

Banning Bikes At The Capitol Would Make Cycling On Oahu Even Harder

Friday, February 8

Want Real Traffic Relief? Give Oahu’s Students And Workers Flexible Hours

Friday, February 1

How Many More Cars Can We Cram On Oahu?

January 2019

Wednesday, January 9

What Would You Pay To Drive During Honolulu’s Rush Hour?

December 2018

Thursday, December 13

Surviving The Ride On A Not-So-Bike-Friendly Island

Honolulu Is A Top Potential Market For E-Scooters — But They’re Still A Year Away Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is A Top Potential Market For E-Scooters — But They’re Still A Year Away

E-scooter rentals have been controversial, but if the rollout is done right they could help soften Honolulu’s traffic woes.

Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Fixing Parking Rules Make Honolulu More Affordable?

The Honolulu City Council will consider a bill lifting Oahu’s minimum parking requirements — and let developers decide how much parking their buildings need.

TheBus Redux: A City Transit Leader Responds To Riders’ Questions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

TheBus Redux: A City Transit Leader Responds To Riders’ Questions

Lags in TheBus’ tracking data can cause angst for riders trying to predict when their bus might arrive.

Honolulu Traffic Is Terrible. So Why Aren’t More People Riding TheBus? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Traffic Is Terrible. So Why Aren’t More People Riding TheBus?

With ridership sliding, city officials are trying to get more butts in transit seats.

Honolulu Is Slashing Crosswalks As It Touts Pedestrian Friendly Policies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is Slashing Crosswalks As It Touts Pedestrian Friendly Policies

The city has plans to remove 45 crosswalks deemed unsafe instead of making them safer. But pedestrians can still legally cross at those spots.

Honolulu’s Poorly Timed Traffic Signals Aren’t Very Smart Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu’s Poorly Timed Traffic Signals Aren’t Very Smart

The city aims to start installing technology that can detect traffic congestion on some of Oahu’s more than 820 lights next year.

Jeff Speck: Making Honolulu More Walkable And Livable Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jeff Speck: Making Honolulu More Walkable And Livable

Popular urban planner Jeff Speck is in town to discuss ways to improve mobility across our crowded congested island.

Navigating Waikiki, The Wild West Of Oahu Traffic Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Navigating Waikiki, The Wild West Of Oahu Traffic

Overcrowded loading zones and lax enforcement worsen the chaos. City and neighborhood officials want to change that.

Farrington Highway Is A Lifeline — And A Big Hazard — For Leeward Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Farrington Highway Is A Lifeline — And A Big Hazard — For Leeward Residents

UPDATED: The poorly designed highway presents lots of risks to pedestrians — too few crosswalks and sidewalks, narrow shoulders, no medians and speeding cars.

How Do You Make Bike Commuting Work On Oahu? Start At 4:30 a.m. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Do You Make Bike Commuting Work On Oahu? Start At 4:30 a.m.

“Honestly, if I can do this anybody can,” longtime local cyclist and cancer survivor Lynn Bailey says of traversing Oahu’s bustling street and highway grid.

Makiki Is A Scary Place For Pedestrians In Honolulu’s ‘Car Culture’ Carlie Procell/Civil Beat

Makiki Is A Scary Place For Pedestrians In Honolulu’s ‘Car Culture’

The urban community has “a small-town vibe” where people love to walk. But that doesn’t mean they’re safe.

Here’s Why You’ll Want To Pay For The Miles You Drive Not The Gas You Use Washington State House Republicans

Here’s Why You’ll Want To Pay For The Miles You Drive Not The Gas You Use

Hawaii’s rural drivers, already burdened with higher costs to drive, think a mileage tax would hit them the hardest. Actually, they’d benefit.

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