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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?

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Hawaii Roundabout Experience and Demo

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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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