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Taken for a Ride: 17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

Taken for a Ride: 17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year

Honolulu transportation director says city buses likely can't absorb all those kids.
Cayetano: Rail A Wall of Concrete Snaking Along Honolulu’s Waterfront

Cayetano: Rail A Wall of Concrete Snaking Along Honolulu’s Waterfront

Anti-rail mayoral hopeful says "ugly" project would ruin view planes.
‘Intermodal Pete’ and the Tale of Two Bus Stations

‘Intermodal Pete’ and the Tale of Two Bus Stations

Straphanger Mayor Carlisle dedicates Wahiawa, Kalihi facilities.
New Twist in Case Against Ansaldo  — Lack of License

New Twist in Case Against Ansaldo — Lack of License

Complaint filed with state against Honolulu's train car builder.
HART Uses Kid Gloves on Controversial Rail Contract

HART Uses Kid Gloves on Controversial Rail Contract

Honolulu's transportation board avoids tough questions about Ansaldo.
State Rejects Sumitomo Appeal, Clears Path for Honolulu Rail

State Rejects Sumitomo Appeal, Clears Path for Honolulu Rail

UPDATED Hawaii hearings officer says city not required to evaluate Ansaldo's past work.
Recent Rail Tax Revenues a Pleasant Surprise for City Flickr.com

Recent Rail Tax Revenues a Pleasant Surprise for City

Honolulu collected $15 million more than projected over last six months.
Honolulu Shuts Freeways Longer Than Other Cities

Honolulu Shuts Freeways Longer Than Other Cities

Other states keep shutdowns under 90 minutes, Honolulu's last hours.
Waialae Avenue Latest Battleground In Making Honolulu Bike-Friendly

Waialae Avenue Latest Battleground In Making Honolulu Bike-Friendly

Cyclists want city paving project to include bike lanes; city says it's too late.
Honolulu Is Best City For Commuting On Public Transportation flickr.com

Honolulu Is Best City For Commuting On Public Transportation

Brookings Institute survey ranks Hawaii capital No. 1 for commuters.
Honolulu’s Billion-Dollar Door-to-Door Service

Honolulu’s Billion-Dollar Door-to-Door Service

UPDATED 4/21/2011 5:45 p.m. Projected Handi-Van operation costs skyrocket in transit financial plan.
After City’s Rail Panel, Opponents Hold Their Own

After City’s Rail Panel, Opponents Hold Their Own

League of Women Voters panel will discuss rail finances Saturday.