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Letters to the Editor

For Tuesday, October 23, 2012


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 23, 2012

~~<p><strong>BRT-only lanes will worsen traffic </strong></p>
<p>Former Gov. Ben Cayetano's bus rapid transit (BRT) plan takes up traffic lanes for exclusive use by city buses. If you take away lanes from general traffic, it may make the bus more efficient, but you'll have less road space for drivers, making traffic worse in places that are already congested. Additionally, if all on-street parking is eliminated, area merchants will suffer.</p>
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BRT-only lanes will worsen traffic

Former Gov. Ben Cayetano's bus rapid transit (BRT) plan takes up traffic lanes for exclusive use by city buses. If you take away lanes from general traffic, it may make the bus more efficient, but you'll have less road space for drivers, making traffic worse in places that are already congested. Additionally, if all on-street parking is eliminated, area merchants will suffer. Login for more...



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