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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.

These 10 Oahu Intersections Drive Our Readers Crazy Google Maps

These 10 Oahu Intersections Drive Our Readers Crazy

We asked local drivers to help us identify some of the most hazardous places where two or more roads come together in Honolulu.

The Twisted History Of Honolulu Traffic Engineering Google Maps

The Twisted History Of Honolulu Traffic Engineering

When it comes to some of Oahu’s worst street designs, our fates were sealed more than a century ago.

Banning Bikes At The Capitol Would Make Cycling On Oahu Even Harder Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

With the right design, walkers and cyclists can coexist on the Capitol grounds. Legislators, however, are pushing for an outright ban.

Want Real Traffic Relief? Give Oahu’s Students And Workers Flexible Hours Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Spreading the car trips around could make the rush hour a bit smoother. But getting schools and employers to buy in isn’t always easy.

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