But, of course, there’s no fixing the city agency’s PR efforts because the problem is the Honolulu rail project itself.
It is way over budget and way behind schedule, yet HART has resisted submitting the multibillion-dollar boondoggle to an independent forensic audit, to identify any possible fraud, waste or abuse.
Spending more precious taxpayer money in an attempt to gain the public’s trust would only make things worse. HART’s best PR option is simply to be more transparent. A full, independent forensic audit would be the best way to achieve that goal.