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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.

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.