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Honolulu Transportation

Carlisle: New Buses Both Green and Cost-Effective

The mayor says the purchase of 24 new "clean diesel" buses will not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but that the price was right, too.
Why Isn’t Honolulu Bike Friendly?

Why Isn’t Honolulu Bike Friendly?

Honolulu has a long way to go to become a great city for bicycles despite its climate, terrain and friendly bus system. There aren't enough bike lanes, the roads are rough and riders aren't treated with respect by motorists. Safety is the No. 1 issue, the city's bicycling coordinator says.
Are Honolulu Rail Job Projections On the Right Track?

Are Honolulu Rail Job Projections On the Right Track?

There's no agreement on how many jobs the city's rail system will create, but administration projections are actually lower than formula used by federal government and industry group.