For Tuesday, March 19, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 19, 2013
~~<p><strong>Gas tax will help save our streets</strong></p>
Gas tax will help save our streets
On Wednesday, the City Council will decide whether to schedule a hearing on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's proposed 5-cent increase in the city fuel tax. This will go toward supporting road maintenance, fixing potholes and making the streets safer for drivers, bikers and pedestrians. It will also go toward restoring bus service, reducing traffic by keeping public transit accessible. And it can support the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative goal of reducing ground transportation fuel consumption by 385 million gallons per year. Login for more...