Despite a ceremonial groudbreaking last year, a $5.2-billion elevated rail project four decades in the making is facing an uncertain future as the centerpiece of a fierce campaign battle.
Nov 2, 2012 Los Angeles Times
For those seeking to diversify metropolitan mode shares, good news can be found in a report just published by the Brookings Institution: most urban jobs are near transit. Unfortunately, employees, for the most part, are not, reports Conor Dougherty.
Jul 11, 2012 The Wall Street Journal
According to a new study out this week by research group INRIX, urban traffic congestion in the U.S. plummeted last year by 30 percent over the previous year. Angie Schmitt summarizes the surprising findings, and investigates what the cause may be.
May 24, 2012 Streetsblog D.C.
The answer is basically everywhere. Jed Kolko reports on the findings of a new study examining the ratio of home prices to annualized rent in 100 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United State.
Mar 22, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
After decades of planning, a 20-mile light rail line in Honolulu is set to begin construction this March, despite persistent concerns over the project's cost.
Jan 5, 2012 The New York Times
Florida's five largest cities ended up in the top 20 of Men's Health list of saddest cities in the U.S. St. Petersberg took the top spot as saddest city.
Nov 30, 2011 Mens Health
A rapid transit system gets closer to reality in Honolulu as officials conduct groundbreaking ceremony, while some still object to the project for aesthetic reasons.
Feb 25, 2011 the transport politic
Ground has broken on Honolulu's long-planned rail system, but locals still worry that the new transit won't lure new development to town.
Feb 24, 2011 The Honolulu Star Advertiser
Legislation working its way through the Honolulu City Council could require construction companies doing work in the Hawaiian city to recycle or reuse as much as 60% of construction materials.
Aug 31, 2010 Pacific Business News
Honolulu, HI is an island paradise, but it also has big city traffic problems. Sam Staley of the Reason Foundation says relief could come in the form of privately-funded HOT lanes.
Jun 6, 2010 Hawaii Reporter