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Bill Encourages Car Sharing on Oahu PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Bill Encourages Car Sharing on Oahu

Bill 65 would make parking spaces available for rental cars.
Waialae Avenue Repaving Project Is Finally Finished Alia Wong/Civil Beaet

Waialae Avenue Repaving Project Is Finally Finished

Mayor marks completion of work that was months behind schedule and millions of dollars over budget.
Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Hawaii has the highest rate of death among elderly pedestrians in the nation.
Honolulu Rail Takes Shape, City Prepares for Development Boom

Honolulu Rail Takes Shape, City Prepares for Development Boom

Dozens of rail columns now dot the Oahu landscape as the rail project picks up speed.
Companies Jockey for $1 Billion Worth of Honolulu Rail Contracts

Companies Jockey for $1 Billion Worth of Honolulu Rail Contracts

HART's second "Industry Day" event attracted local and international companies angling for business.
LIVE: Civil Cafe on Honolulu’s Bicycling Renaissance

LIVE: Civil Cafe on Honolulu’s Bicycling Renaissance

Civil Beat marks Earth Day with Civil Cafe, and a discussion on the future of bicycling in Honolulu.
Hawaii Car Sharing Aims for a Sustainable Future

Hawaii Car Sharing Aims for a Sustainable Future

But the program that gives users access to cars is hampered by high tax rates.
Finding the City’s Flow: Why Honolulu’s Traffic Goes Against the Grain

Finding the City’s Flow: Why Honolulu’s Traffic Goes Against the Grain

Contraflow has been used for 60 years and costs nearly $3 million annually. Is there a better way to alleviate traffic?
Honolulu Spinning Its Wheels On Bike Planning, Advocates Say

Honolulu Spinning Its Wheels On Bike Planning, Advocates Say

Oahu Bike Plan calls for 62 new miles of bikeways within five years.