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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Next Stop for Rail--$13 Billion
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:40 PM :: 756 Views :: Rail

...Panos Prevedouros, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, estimates that it will cost at least $13 billion....

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Friday, February 23, 2018
Ban the Bike! How Cities Made a Huge Mistake in Promoting Cycling
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:15 AM :: 1631 Views :: Honolulu County

...Cycling lanes consume more space than they free up, add to pollution and drain the public purse....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Honolulu Rail Creates One Tenth of Jobs Promised
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:33 PM :: 1458 Views :: Labor, Rail

...HART rail is being built one segment at a time by a single builder, instead of having, say 4 builders building 5 miles each, simultaneously....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
King Tide Floods? City Installed Valve Makes Them Worse
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 6:51 PM :: 1983 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...but it helps generate more 'sea level rise' photos....

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Saturday, July 22, 2017
Rail: 75% of Contracts Already Signed
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:51 AM :: 1229 Views :: Rail

.... CITYLAB --formerly Atlantic Cities-- covers the Honolulu rail boondoggle ....

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Sunday, July 16, 2017
HART's Latest Excuse: Blame Paulette Kaleikini
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 8:01 PM :: 1890 Views :: Ethics, Rail

... HART's current cost overrun is 93.4%, of which 1% is due to the two lawsuits ....

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Being Hypnotized by HART?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:44 PM :: 2069 Views :: Development, Rail

...the Honolulu rail boondoggle, Hoopili traffic impacts, smart city street intersections and rapid transit with Panos Prevedouros....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
HIDOT Mileage Fee: Meet Big Brother the Taxman
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:45 PM :: 2089 Views :: Ethics, Taxes

...the system knows the driver's exact route, his speed compliance and provides ratings for his braking and cornering performance. Too much info in the hands of the government....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
2017 Honolulu Rail: Advice to the Legislature
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:56 AM :: 1867 Views :: Rail, Taxes

The Legislature should not approve any extensions of the GET and it should pass a bill directing the city to handle current and future deficits with its own resources. This offers hope for some accountability and cost containment....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
2015 Traffic Accident Map of Honolulu
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:37 AM :: 2066 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

This is an interesting and useful result of an unofficial public-private partnership....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
New Commuting Data: Same Old Trends
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:52 PM :: 1476 Views :: Rail

Drive-alone remains the choice of slightly over three-fourths of all commuters....

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Monday, October 10, 2016
Honolulu Rail: From $4.6 B to $8.6 B In Eight Years. Now What?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 11:50 PM :: 1826 Views :: Rail, Taxes

An average family of five would have to pay more than $1,000 per year just to complete rail....

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Friday, September 30, 2016
Hawaii Roads: More Buck for Less Bang
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:23 PM :: 2353 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Despite that heavy spending, Hawaii’s roads are the worst in the U.S. for urban pavement conditions ....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Getting out of Gridlock: Should UH Start Later?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:20 PM :: 1622 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education

...if UH started school at 9 a.m. instead of 7:30, 5,000 cars could be eliminated from the morning rush....

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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Traffic Expert: Honolulu Ideal for Driverless Vehicles
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:08 PM :: 1365 Views :: Rail

"In the future they can be aggressive. In other words, they can be tailgating each other to save a lot of space. But in the early stages this is not going to happen...."

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Honolulu Green Light-Red Light Ratio Designed to Jam Up Traffic
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:58 AM :: 1685 Views :: Honolulu County

...A well managed arterial street should have at least a 7:3 green-to-red ratio--Honolulu has the opposite....

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Sunday, May 15, 2016
$10 Billion Is the Ultimate Price Tag for Honolulu's Rail Boondoggle
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 8:22 PM :: 2604 Views :: Rail

...and we haven't seen the half of it yet....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Long Term Solutions for Coastal Highway Erosion
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:24 PM :: 1429 Views :: Environment

...extreme weather events can wash out portion of coastal highways.  This has happened several times on Oahu....

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Experts split on rail’s options
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 2:00 AM :: 1701 Views :: Rail

...make lemonade with the lemons that you bought....

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Is HART's train factory a joke?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:14 AM :: 2446 Views :: Rail

This is the latest picture of the first four rail cars that are “expected to arrive this Spring”....

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Sunday, January 24, 2016
Honolulu Rail Project Cost Approaching One Half of Boston Big Dig
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:26 PM :: 2523 Views :: Rail

On a per-capita basis, this will be the nation’s largest infrastructure fiasco....

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Friday, January 15, 2016
Highlights of HART Rail Project (2004 to 2015)
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:21 PM :: 1573 Views :: Rail

2004: Newly elected Mayor Hannemann asserts that 34 miles of rail will cost $2.7 Billion....

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Friday, December 04, 2015
Does Transit-Oriented Development Need the Transit?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:03 AM :: 2259 Views :: Development, Rail

...rail proximity was not an independently significant predictor of auto ownership....

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Friday, November 13, 2015
How Do You Design an Electric Train without Considering the Electricity?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:02 AM :: 2505 Views :: Energy, Rail

...what will the train’s power bill be for decades to come?....

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Saturday, November 07, 2015
WaPo: How transportation became the latest victim of America’s culture wars
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:50 PM :: 1691 Views :: Rail

It’s social engineering: getting people out of their soulless single-family suburban homes....

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Saturday, October 10, 2015
VIDEO: Albert Einstein and Neil Armstrong Discuss Honolulu's Rail
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:17 AM :: 1517 Views :: Rail

Albert Einstein and Neil Armstrong Discuss Honolulu's Rail....

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Thursday, October 08, 2015
Factors that Explain Honolulu's High Pedestrian Accident Rate
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:27 AM :: 2449 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

Hawaii is shown to have the 4th worst pedestrian accident rate in the nation....

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Panos: Why Rail Projects Don't Get Stopped
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:20 PM :: 2335 Views :: Rail

Last week one of my students asked why rail projects don't get stopped....

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Thursday, September 03, 2015
Honolulu Recycling Plan Needs Revisions
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:26 AM :: 2740 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

Paper and cardboard should go to H-Power....

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Rail: The Cost is the Benefit
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:18 AM :: 1946 Views :: Rail

"It must always be remembered how cost-effectiveness works in the public sector: the cost is the benefit."

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Full Text: Rail Cost Engineer on 'Billion Dollar Mile'
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:12 AM :: 2407 Views :: Rail

...a brood of unethical government contractors and incapable government enforcers....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Accountability for Big Infrastructure Projects?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 8:47 PM :: 1623 Views :: Rail

Long term risks to taxpayers: How Projects Get out of Control Using the Wrong Procurement Methods....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Hawaii's Demise Through the Eyes of the Economist
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:51 AM :: 2055 Views :: Homelessness
...Homeless? Buy a One-Way Ticket to Hawaii -- Hawaii "is attracting homeless people from the mainland US by offering food, a bed, and health care for just $3 a day."....
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Friday, December 12, 2014
Smart Growth v. Suburbanization Score is 0-1
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 2:37 AM :: 2124 Views :: Development, Rail

...urban trends are driven more by the masses and less by the political, academic and "environmental" elites that love to dictate how the hoi polloi should live....

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Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Made in China Solar Panels Costly for Planet
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:02 PM :: 2762 Views :: Energy, Environment

“It takes a lot of energy to extract and process solar-grade silicon,” says co-author Seth Darling. “And in China, that energy tends to come from dirtier and less efficient energy sources...."

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Friday, November 14, 2014
As the Nation Turns, Hawaii is Still Driven
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 6:00 PM :: 2041 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

“Hawaii’s driving never really went down – it just flattened out and then started going up again as opposed to the mainland, which made a U-turn....”

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Panos: Next Governor Should Focus on Transportation, Energy
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:48 PM :: 2873 Views :: Energy, Politicians, Rail

The renewable mandates make Hawaii more unaffordable and the mothballed interisland cable is yet another boondoggle....

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Jones Act Is Irrelevant to Merchant Marine Shipbuilding
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 2:50 AM :: 2336 Views :: Jones Act

U.S. shipbuilding is less than 1% of the world share....

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Friday, September 19, 2014
Panos: Hoopili Traffic Assessments Untruthful
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:47 AM :: 3050 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

...Hoopili’s traffic impact will be immense with or without rail....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Incompetence of HART: Cheapest Bid for 9 Stations Comes 75% Over Budget
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:28 PM :: 1928 Views :: Rail

These nine stations are the relatively easy ones to build... A couple of them are in empty fields....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
CitiBike? No, SillyBike
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:15 PM :: 2584 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail
"CitiBike has put out 6,000 bikes at 325 locations at a cost of $6,833 per bike."
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Friday, April 25, 2014
Panos: Sopogy's Demise is a Huge Victory for Honest Engineering and the Taxpayer
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:05 AM :: 4886 Views :: Energy, Tax Credits

Many well-known people such as Governors Lingle and Abercrombie, Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw, Blue Planet Foundation's Henk Rogers, and Hawaii's only billionaire Pierre Omidyar have Sopogy egg on their face....

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
"Modern" Light Rail: Worth the Investment?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:02 PM :: 1940 Views :: Rail

The answer comes quickly in the introduction of this well-researched article in The Atlantic Cities....

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Monday, April 07, 2014
Why Infrastructure Projects Cost Way More Than They Should
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 11:21 PM :: 2878 Views :: National News, Development, Labor, Rail

The Atlantic Cities magazine published a condensed analysis of seven main reasons that explain why U.S infrastructure project cost more than elsewhere....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Panos: Household Electricity and Solar Panels
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:47 PM :: 1759 Views :: Energy

This brief analysis is a simple case of a picture is worth one thousand words....

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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Panos: The Public and Private Versions of Solar Power, in Brief
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:00 AM :: 1913 Views :: Energy

...wastes productive land, wastes taxpayer funds, and lies about sustainable green jobs....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Panos: Helmet Law, Jones Act Repeal Top Wish List for 2014
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 1:58 PM :: 2478 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Jones Act, Rail

My first transportation wish for 2014: Hawaii needs a motorcycle helmet law....

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Friday, December 06, 2013
Senator Schatz is Wrong about Wind Energy -- Part 2
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 8:32 PM :: 2094 Views :: Energy

The quotes below are a sample of the responses I received to part 1 ....

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Monday, November 25, 2013
Panos: Senator Schatz is Wrong about Wind Energy
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 7:10 PM :: 1939 Views :: Energy

...thanks to Senator Schatz’s flawed advocacy, our electricity costs will increase....

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Monday, November 04, 2013
Panos: Fighting Boondoggles--Honolulu Rail Transit
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:21 PM :: 2031 Views :: Rail

... presented at the 2013 American Dream conference in Washington, D.C. in mid-October ....

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