Got Bus Stops?

People have been complaining for a long time about the bus stops all over this island.

In the Hawaiian Beaches area, Fred Blas and the Hawaiian Beaches Action Team have built some lovely bus stops w/out the help of the county or state.

Now people along Highway 130 are starting to resort to making their own bus stops.

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Here is a closer view of this particular one:

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I know the County currently has plans on building bus stops, but it sure seems like it’s taking a long time to implement them.

In the meantime… people will continue to make their own bus stops along the State Highway.

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I wonder how long it will be until we have another Bus Passenger killed while getting on or off the bus?

Hawaii Roundabout Experience and Demo

Twitter Being Used on Oahu for Real Time Traffic and Accident Reports

I sure wish more people on the Big Island would start using Twitter. I just noticed that even the Police over on Oahu are using Twitter to warn drivers of updates along the roads:

# traffic nuisance or parking violation 59x farrington hwy chilis kapolei kapolei 7 minutes ago from web

# motor vehicle collision 45062x kam hwy aloha gas kaneohe kaneohe 35 minutes ago from web

# traffic incident – no collision 85080x farrington hwy island mini mart waianae about 1 hour ago from web

# hazardous driver 19x e moanalua fwy mfe red hill off honolulu about 1 hour ago from web

# hazardous driver 990x kalanianaole hwy makapuu lighthouse honolulu about 2 hours ago from web

# stalled/hazardous vehicle 364x likelike hwy burmeister op n honolulu about 2 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision 9x w h1 fwy h1w waipahu off pearl city about 3 hours ago from web

# hazardous driver kahekili hwy about 3 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision 155x bertram st about 3 hours ago from web

# traffic nuisance or parking violation likelike hwy about 3 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision aala st about 4 hours ago from web

# hazardous driver 71x kailua rd chevron kailua kailua about 4 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision 112x nehoa st roosevelt hs honolulu about 4 hours ago from web

# stalled/hazardous vehicle 2x n h2 fwy h2n ka uka off waipahu about 4 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision mokulele dr about 5 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision 1x e h1 fwy h1e makakilo on kapolei about 5 hours ago from web

# stalled/hazardous vehicle 2x n h2 fwy h2n ka uka off waipahu about 5 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision farrington hwy about 5 hours ago from web

# motor vehicle collision kam hwy about 6 hours ago from web

# hazardous driver halemaumau st about 6 hours ago from web

Bus Service to Expand

…Mass Transit Director Tom Brown said Tuesday his agency would use its cut for two new 33-passenger buses — which cost $150,000 apiece — and to increase the number of bus runs islandwide, particularly in Ka’u, Puna and Kona…

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