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The Trash That Fuels Oahu’s Power Plant Is Vanishing As Fast As The Tourists Courtesy of the City and County of Honolulu

The Trash That Fuels Oahu’s Power Plant Is Vanishing As Fast As The Tourists

That could prove costly for the city, which must send tons of trash to the H-Power facility or face financial penalties.

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.

When Half A Train Is Better Than None Cory Lum/Civil Beat

When Half A Train Is Better Than None

Starting rail in sections would help some riders, but cost more in the long run.
Hawaii Road Fatalities In One Map

Hawaii Road Fatalities In One Map

On the south shore of Oahu, distracted driving was responsible for many pedestrian deaths.
Bill Slowing Bike Lane Construction Approved Over Bike Riders’ Objections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill Slowing Bike Lane Construction Approved Over Bike Riders’ Objections

Councilman Trevor Ozawa's bill would require two Council hearings before any bike lane could be installed.
Honolulu Rail Project Eclipses $6.5 Billion Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Project Eclipses $6.5 Billion

Officials continue to see costs mushroom as they build the 20-mile commuter rail line and fight to increase taxes to pay for it.
Honolulu Drivers Can’t Get No Satisfaction PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu Drivers Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Feeling miserable behind the wheel? You should, according to the navigation app Waze.
In Car-Free Paris, Lessons for Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In Car-Free Paris, Lessons for Honolulu

The Guardian reports on what happened when Parisians walked, biked or relied on public transit for a day.
A ‘No-Brainer’: Honolulu Streets Should Be for the People, Not the Cars Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A ‘No-Brainer’: Honolulu Streets Should Be for the People, Not the Cars

An amendment to make the city denser and more walkable around planned rail stations might also increase the number of sidewalk cafes.
Hawaii Traffic