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Friday, November 15, 2013
Who Can Afford Kakaako Workforce Housing?
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 3542 Views :: Development, Rail

Another hearing on the 801 South Street project will be held on Tuesday November 19 at 5:30 pm and a final hearing and decision making follows on Tuesday December 4....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
For USA, Honolulu, LA, SF, Seattle Among World's 20 Worst Traffic Cities
By Selected News Articles @ 3:37 PM :: 2500 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

Los Angeles continues to be the most congested urban area in the United States, with an excess travel time of 35 percent. San Francisco (32 percent), Seattle, and much smaller Honolulu (tied at 28 percent)....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Making TOD Happen: City Launches 'I Wish' Photo Campaign
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 2297 Views :: Development, Rail

Some of the photos will be on display at the “Making TOD Happen” symposium set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Center....

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Thursday, November 07, 2013
New lawsuit alleges former gubernatorial appointee’s involvement in financial shenanigans at union
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:08 PM :: 5063 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor, Rail

Hit men, Yakuza, Hells Angels, the Chinese crime syndicate and Hawaii politicians....

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
TomTom: Honolulu 6th Worst Traffic in N. America
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 2050 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

TomTom Traffic Index aims to provide the general public, industry and policy makers with unique and unbiased information about congestion levels in urban areas....

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Monday, November 04, 2013
Panos: Fighting Boondoggles--Honolulu Rail Transit
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 5:21 PM :: 2039 Views :: Rail

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

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Friday, November 01, 2013
Honolulu Planning Dep’t: “Making TOD Happen”
By News Release @ 4:54 AM :: 2085 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail

Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Neal Blaisdell Center....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lawsuit: Gangsters Terrorize Union Members Forced to Fund Illegal Pro-Rail PAC Headed by Hawaiian Homes Commissioner
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 7000 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor, Rail

...Union of Operating Engineers cavorts with international crime syndicates, spends union dues illegally and intimidates dissenters with threats of violence....

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Monday, October 28, 2013
HART to receive $63.7 million in GET surcharge revenue
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 1434 Views :: Rail

The $63,791,074 collected for the project from July through September marks the highest quarterly total received by HART to date....

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Friday, October 25, 2013
Kapolei NB Passes Anti-Rail Resolution
By News Release @ 10:11 PM :: 3405 Views :: Rail

This resolution passed entire neighborhood board by a vote of 6-2....

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Thursday, October 17, 2013
Rail: Judge Tashima Must Rule on Beretania Street Tunnel
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:00 PM :: 2060 Views :: Rail

Judge Tashima still has to rule on whether the Beretania Street Tunnel is a viable alternative....

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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Rail: Let Them Eat Cake
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 12:28 AM :: 2925 Views :: Rail

Honolulu's public is starved for traffic congestion relief. The power elite has responded with let them have rail....

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Saturday, October 05, 2013
Rail Burns Thru $256M in 12 months with no Construction
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:39 AM :: 1863 Views :: Rail

Of that amount $166 million was for professional services and that was likely all for Parsons Brinckerhoff....

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Thursday, October 03, 2013
Honolulu Roads 13th Worst in Nation, Cost Drivers $598 per year
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 2629 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail

Forty-three percent of major roads in the Honolulu urban area are in poor condition, costing area drivers $598 each year....

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Thursday, October 03, 2013
Panos: Ten Plus One Reasons Why I Do Not Support The Honolulu Rail Project
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:20 PM :: 4014 Views :: Rail
Among all travel options on Oahu, mass transit serves 6% of the travelers, just slightly above the U.S average of 5%....
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Back on track? HI public works project to restart after year-long delay
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:36 PM :: 1703 Views :: Rail

The city’s Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will resume construction this month....

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Friday, August 30, 2013
State approves rail project's archaeological reports
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 1629 Views :: Rail

The State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) has approved the archaeological survey reports for the Honolulu rail transit project, and cleared the way for permit applications....

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Friday, August 16, 2013
Rail Appeal Hearing: Judges Focus on Jurisdictional Issues
By Robert Thomas @ 4:48 AM :: 2242 Views :: Rail

it looks like at least two of the three judges are very skeptical whether there was an appeal able final order in the case....

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Pricey Honolulu rail project faces more legal hurdles
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:28 PM :: 2453 Views :: Rail
“If the judges apply the law I believe we will win.” -- Ben Cayetano
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Watch Honolulu Rail Appeal Live From SF 11AM Thursday
By Honolulu Traffic @ 3:18 PM :: 1649 Views :: Rail

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court hearing will last about one hour or less....

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Monday, August 12, 2013
DLNR Seeks Applications for SHPD Administrator
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 2314 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail

Closing date for applications is August 30, 2013....

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Monday, August 12, 2013
Rail: The remaining issues still before Judge Tashima
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:11 PM :: 1897 Views :: Rail

the Judge ruled that the FTA and the City undertake the following....

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Thursday, August 08, 2013
Ninth Circuit Rail Appeal Preview
By Robert Thomas @ 5:13 PM :: 2111 Views :: Rail

Here's the latest on the federal court action....

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Wednesday, August 07, 2013
OR&L, Doors Star in New Anti-Rail Video
By Tom Berg @ 3:18 PM :: 1808 Views :: Rail

the day rail is operative your sewers, water, bus, roads, and parks get bled dry ....

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Thursday, August 01, 2013
Rail: Will Honolulu be the Next Detroit?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 2697 Views :: Rail

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered an expedited hearing for the federal rail lawsuit on August 15th....

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Thursday, August 01, 2013
Hawaii Supreme Court Smacks Rail EIS - An Update
By Robert Thomas @ 5:06 PM :: 2131 Views :: Rail
...there have been two attempts by the parties in the state court rail litigation to have the Hawaii Supreme Court reconsider its opinion....
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Caldwell's TOD Pick Connects Smart Growth, Active Aging
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 2968 Views :: Health Care, Life, Rail

Caldwell announced today the selection of veteran transportation planner Harrison Rue as the Administrator of the City’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program....

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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Full Text: Stop Rail Files Comments on Rail DSEIS
By Honolulu Traffic @ 4:19 PM :: 1734 Views :: Rail
Comments were required to be filed by July 22 ....
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Honolulu 1990 to 2010 Trends: What Do They Mean for the Next 20 Years?
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:20 PM :: 2686 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Rail
PANOS 2050: Solutions for a Sustainable Hawaii....
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Sunday, July 14, 2013
A Terrible Week for Rail
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:00 AM :: 3294 Views :: Rail
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Saturday, July 13, 2013
July 22 Deadline for Rail EIS Comments
By Honolulu Traffic @ 1:13 PM :: 2359 Views :: Rail

Written comments must be received by July 22, 2013 or postmarked by that date....

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Saturday, July 13, 2013
Honolulu rail line neither feasible nor prudent, judges’ letter says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:57 PM :: 2829 Views :: Rail

Hawaii’s federal judges say the proposed rail line passes too close to the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Federal Building...

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
FULL TEXT: Mollway Letter Blasts Rail for Skipping UH Campus
By Selected News Articles @ 10:06 PM :: 3726 Views :: Rail

Judge Susan Oki Mollway's letter to HART and federal transit officials....

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Stop Rail Files Final Reply to FTA
By Honolulu Traffic @ 9:55 PM :: 2090 Views :: Rail

This is an excellent summary of our appeal and why the District Court's decision was in error....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
State Historic Preservation Director Quits Under Fire from Feds
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 2555 Views :: Development, OHA, Rail

The announcement follows the release last Thursday of a report by the National Parks Service (NPS) that was critical of the division’s efforts....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Hawaii freeway conditions and costs are ‘disgraceful’
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:06 PM :: 2646 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

The truly “big news,” Slater said: Hawaii’s ranking at No. 49 for administrative costs per mile....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Kakaako Development and Honolulu's Trifecta of Failures
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:38 PM :: 2628 Views :: Development, Rail

Up to 5,000 new apartment and condominium units are being planned by the HCDA in Kakaako....

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Honolulu Traffic: Most ‘Lane-Deficient’ City in USA
By Honolulu Traffic @ 12:10 AM :: 2344 Views :: Development, Rail

Adding more density will cause the central road network to seize.... 

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Monday, June 24, 2013
Rail Forum: What Happens When Transit Consumes 19%?
By News Release @ 3:41 PM :: 2692 Views :: Rail

Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. at Washington Middle School, King St. at Punahou....

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Was Honolulu Rail Designed by Global Warming Deniers?
By John Bond @ 4:19 AM :: 2811 Views :: Rail

This all could have been avoided by a rail route further inland, such as along H-1....

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Town Hall Meeting on the ‘Ewa Development Plan
By News Release @ 2:19 PM :: 2084 Views :: Development, Rail

7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 Kapolei High School Cafeteria....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Importing Boston’s Failures to Honolulu
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 1760 Views :: Rail
What did Grabauskas do to merit this position?
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Stop Rail Appeal Hearing Set for August 15
By Honolulu Traffic @ 7:48 PM :: 2028 Views :: Rail

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 15, 2013 as the date for oral arguments in our appeal of Judge A. Wallace Tashima's rulings....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
HART West Oahu Community Meetings to Discuss Rail Station Design
By News Release @ 12:31 AM :: 2261 Views :: Rail

Tuesday, June 25 6pm at Waipahu Intermediate School, 94-455 Farrington Hwy....

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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
HART releases Supplemental EIS in response to court order
By Honolulu Traffic @ 11:47 PM :: 1923 Views :: Rail
A public hearing will be held July 9, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.at the Blaisdell Center Hawaii Suites....
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Saturday, June 01, 2013
New AIS Testimony: Rail Route Illegally Damages Hawaiian Cultural Properties
By John Bond @ 12:35 AM :: 3515 Views :: Rail

The fixed guideway and stations directly overlay the 1825 trails....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
City Transport 2020: The Future Can't Come Soon Enough
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 11:13 PM :: 1945 Views :: Rail
I foresee an epic battle: Google and the Technologists vs. Sierra Club and the Greenies....
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
So you don’t think Stop Rail Appeal has a Chance?
By Honolulu Traffic @ 9:07 PM :: 2667 Views :: Rail

Here’s what you need to know about our appeal....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
Kakaako: HCDA to Release TOD Plan, Hold Open House
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 2789 Views :: Development, Rail
Be sure to check out their plan to reduce Halekauwila St to a single lane of auto traffic while adding 1000s of new condos and offices....
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Full Text: Rail Appeal Challenges Failure to Consider Bus Rapid Transit
By Honolulu Traffic @ 10:04 PM :: 2283 Views :: Rail
...a new and honestly conducted alternatives analysis would never result in the selection of elevated heavy rail....
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