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Rail’s urban boon appeals to young adults

By Brandon Elefante

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 15, 2012

~~<p>Mass transit is a crucial component for Honolulu's future. Honolulu is one of the only major municipalities in America without a rail transit system. The rail project is part of the overall vision of Honolulu's future that includes smart growth and transit-oriented development, complete streets, and the ability to transform and revitalize older communities along the rail line into areas that we can live, work and play.</p>
<p>Providing efficient and safe transportation is an issue that we cannot overlook, especially with both a growing and aging population. A rail system in Honolulu would generate positive economic impacts for our island by connecting communities and transporting people in the most efficient and safe way. Our new rail system will also help to make Oahu a world-class destination for our visitors.</p>
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Mass transit is a crucial component for Honolulu's future. Honolulu is one of the only major municipalities in America without a rail transit system. The rail project is part of the overall vision of Honolulu's future that includes smart growth and transit-oriented development, complete streets, and the ability to transform and revitalize older communities along the rail line into areas that we can live, work and play.

Providing efficient and safe transportation is an issue that we cannot overlook, especially with both a growing and aging population. A rail system in Honolulu would generate positive economic impacts for our island by connecting communities and transporting people in the most efficient and safe way. Our new rail system will also help to make Oahu a world-class destination for our visitors. Login for more...



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