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Kudos to state for supporting bicycling plans


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2013

~~<p>Most people who are concerned about Honolulu&rsquo;s urban redevelopment are looking skyward, trying to picture how it all will look once those new, very tall buildings go in. Maybe more of us need to have our eyes focused at street level, where the elements are that will make the new city work better.</p>
<p>One such element would be roadways designed to accommodate those who walk or bike through the streets as safely as those who drive. This approach to street and highway planning is known as &ldquo;Complete Streets.&rdquo; Both the city and state have adopted Complete Streets as part of official planning policies for roadways and other transportation structures.</p>
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Most people who are concerned about Honolulu’s urban redevelopment are looking skyward, trying to picture how it all will look once those new, very tall buildings go in. Maybe more of us need to have our eyes focused at street level, where the elements are that will make the new city work better.

One such element would be roadways designed to accommodate those who walk or bike through the streets as safely as those who drive. This approach to street and highway planning is known as “Complete Streets.” Both the city and state have adopted Complete Streets as part of official planning policies for roadways and other transportation structures. Login for more...



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