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The train will prove an expensive anachronism

By Benjamin Cayetano, Walter Heen, Randall Roth and Cliff Slater

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 22, 2014

~~<p>Even pro-rail optimists would have a hard time describing a bright future for Honolulu 25 years from now.</p>
<p>The environmental impact statement made clear that traffic congestion would be substantially worse with rail than it was back in 2014. And bus commuters will have been forced out of their express buses into feeder buses that only go to the nearest train station, so they can take train cars to more buses that finally take them to their respective destinations.</p>
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Even pro-rail optimists would have a hard time describing a bright future for Honolulu 25 years from now.

The environmental impact statement made clear that traffic congestion would be substantially worse with rail than it was back in 2014. And bus commuters will have been forced out of their express buses into feeder buses that only go to the nearest train station, so they can take train cars to more buses that finally take them to their respective destinations. Login for more...



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