Inside Honolulu

PRP Poll Shows Improved Numbers for Rail, Carlisle

·By civilbeat

A pro-rail construction group has new poll results it says show growing support for the project and waning support for anti-rail mayoral candidate Ben Cayetano.

Pacific Resource Partnership released the poll results today.

Likely voters were asked “Now as you may know, a few years ago voters approved the Honolulu Rail Transit project connecting East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center in Honolulu. Do you currently support or oppose this project?”

In May 2011, 44 percent supported and 54 percent opposed. In January 2012, it narrowed to 44-52. This month, it’s 46-49.

Voters were also