With a new city audit out there’s plenty of talk about the bike-share’s costs. What’s missing is a similar examination of its community benefits.
The mayor is pleading with the FTA to extend the deadline to avoid losing $250 million in federal money.
Most of the drivers’ positive tests were attributed to factors outside of work. Three drivers, however, have filed workers’ compensation claims.
City leaders and most HART board members want to cancel the public-private partnership process and start over.
It remains unclear how the move would impact the transit project’s federal funding.
Generally, the Honolulu mayor suggested building the line into downtown and then resuming construction to Ala Moana Center once the funding becomes available.
UPDATED: Local developers are pushing back against an ambitious bill aimed to make Honolulu’s urban design more walkable.