HONOLULU’S RAIL TRANSIT IS NOT

ALL SET IN CONCRETE

WHERE'S THE FUNDING?

WTF (Where’s The Funding) for another $3+ billion more and at least 10 more years to finish Honolulu’s Rail Project. Countless promises have been broken to Oahu’s people. Who will make good on promises politicians make today?

STOP THE MADNESS IN ITS TRACKS
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Who We Are

We are a coalition of citizens who believe we’ve been taken for a ride for far too long. We demand sensible solutions to Honolulu’s rail. We believe in mass transit and that a rail line within reason could improve the quality of life of Oahu’s people if they opt to ride it.

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Why We Care

Oahu is our island home and continuous construction issues compounded by budget overruns, costly legal crises and leadership turnover are unacceptable. Our families and communities are ultimately paying for it.

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What We Believe

We believe that the rail line should be reassessed, alternative solutions explored and other state’s experiences should inform our process. Union strongholds and project profiteers must realize that money and jobs reallocated to other city projects will help our economy thrive.

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OUR MISSION

Re-imagine rail & let’s ride now

We are a coalition of pro-mass transit citizens who aim to find sensible solutions to Honolulu’s rail debacle. We believe that it’s not too late for those we elect to make better decisions. The project doesn’t have a sustainable funding plan but politicians continue to approve exorbitant cost overruns and make promises that they will likely not be in office to keep.

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WE BELIEVE IT’S NOT TOO LATE. The institutional mismanagement, special interests, politics and community complacency have created the perfect storm for corruption and failed accountability. The power is within you to raise your hand, ask tough questions and demand that your elected officials work harder on this issue.

solutions await if we step off the track and work together.

Do the benefits justify the costs? We’re at a critical crossroads as the project is only 60% done. We can’t leave this issue to someone else and some other time because raising billions of dollars through taxes affects everyone. The time is now to educate and advocate for sensible solutions.

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TOP 10 THINGS

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Here are 10 reasons why you should care about what’s happening with Honolulu’s rail project.

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Get up to speed on Honolulu’s rail.

HAWAII BUSINESS MAGAZINE

HOW RAIL GOT TO $12.45 BILLION AND 11 YEARS LATE

“O‘ahu’s rail was supposed to carry commuters from West O‘ahu’s suburbs to urban Honolulu by now. Instead, the 20-mile, 21-station project is only about 63% complete.”

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

WHEELS DON’T FIT THE TRACKS

“The wheels don’t fit the tracks on Honolulu’s beleaguered commuter rail project.”

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

HOW A TRAIN BECAME A $9 BILLION DEBACLE

“Honolulu’s elevated rail line shows how badly municipalities can stumble in tackling giant infrastructure projects, especially when they’re powered by political urgency.”

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Upcoming Events

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Ride Now Honolulu Zoom Meeting
date to be announced soon

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HART Committee Meeting
Thursday, December 2 | 9 am

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HART Board of Directors Meeting
Friday, December 16 | 9 am

IT’S NOT A DONE DEAL

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ACTION NOW

It’s not too late. Something can be done. It’s not a done deal. We are at a critical juncture in rail’s journey during an election season in which we can chart a better course of action.

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