Councilman Trevor Ozawa’s bill would require two Council hearings before any bike lane could be installed.
Some projects were never built, resulting in a loss of federal funds. The lack of adequate financial tracking between departments is cited.
Organizers of an ambitious effort starting in downtown Honolulu eventually hope to have about 2,000 bikes across 200 stations.
The King Street protected lane is a great start. But the city needs to work quickly to beef up its bike-friendly projects.
It makes economic sense for people to give up cars in exchange for bicycles and the city’s growing transit ecosystem.