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Bus Stop Re-Alignment Project

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You may have noticed your regular bus stop has moved down the street. This is part of the City's Bus Stop Re-Alignment Project. The primary goal is to provide safer bus stops all across O'ahu. There are more than 4,000 bus stops on the island and each one is being evaluated. Thank you for helping us to continue providing safe bus service! Please refer to the information below for further details.

Questions & Answers

What is the Bus Stop Re-Alignment Project (BSRP)?
BSRP is the evaluation of all O'ahu bus stops (nearly 4,000 bus stops).
Why are bus stops being evaluated?
Our bus stops are being evaluated to improve safety and efficiency of our bus system to improve our overall transportation environment.
What types of changes will be made?
  • Moving bus stops away from unsafe site conditions, such as obstructions from utility fixtures, and active driveways.
  • Removing mid-block stops where there is no marked crosswalk.
  • Relocating bus stops closer to signalized traffic signals.
  • Moving bus stops away from dark and deserted areas, where possible.
  • Relocating bus stops closer to main destination points.
  • Relocating or removing bus stops that are closely spaced or have very low usage.
What areas are being evaluated for re-alignment?
The entire island is being evaluated in phases by geographic area.
What is the timeline for the re-alignment phases?
  • Completed Areas:
    • Kapi'olani Blvd.
    • King St. / Beretania St.
    • Makakilo Dr.
    • Wai'alae / Pālolo
    • Ala Moana Blvd. / Kalākaua Ave.
    • Kūhiō / Monsarrat / Diamond Head
    • Kīlauea / Kaimukī
    • Hawai'i Kai / Kalama Valley
    • School St.
  • In Progress:
    • Salt Lake / Āliamanu
  • 2009/10:
    • Foster Village
    • Liliha / Dillingham
    • Mānoa / Makiki
    • Kailua / Kāne'ohe
  • 2011:
    • 'Aiea
    • Pearl City
    • Waipahu / Village Park
    • Waimānalo
  • 2012:
    • Mililani / Waikele
    • Wahiawā
    • Kahalu'u / Kahuku
    • North Shore
    • 'Ewa
    • Wai'anae
    • Areas not previously covered
How will I know when the bus stops in my area are being evaluated?
Signs will be posted at affected bus stops and notices will be published in newspapers, including foreign language publications.
When did this project start?
The project began in January 2006.
When will this project be completed?
Estimated completion date is in 2012.
Who do I contact for more information?
Phone: (808) 768-8371
Email: thebusstop@honolulu.gov