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    Project Funding Background

     The Waikiki Livable Community Project (WLCP) is a federally funded planning
   study conducted through a grant that was obtained from the Federal Highway
   Administration's (FHWA) Transportation and Community and System Preservation
   Pilot Program (TCSP).  Federal funding for the project is also through the Oahu
   Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO).  The TCSP is a nationwide program
   that provides cities and communities with grants to improve transportation
   efficiency, reduce transportation impacts on the environment, and minimize the
   need for costly future public infrastructure investments

    Project Scope


     Waikiki is a very unique area in Honolulu.  The transportation system in Waikiki
  serves visitors, businesses, workers and residents. Consequently, a wide variety of
  vehicle modes compete for space on Waikiki's streets.  These modes include
  private automobiles, public transit buses, tour buses, taxis, delivery vans and trucks,
  bicycles, mopeds, and even rental electric vehicles.  Equal in importance to the
  street network is the pedestrian sidewalk network.  Every day, thousands of
  pedestrians walk to shops, restaurants, the beach, and other attractions in Waikiki.

    The WLCP study represents an opportunity to examine how Waikiki's system of
  public streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way are used and, how the system might
  be improved.  The study takes this broad view of transportation in seeking ways to
  make Waikiki a more livable community.

    The WLCP study emphasizes a community-based effort for soliciting input on
  issues, options and opportunites from a broad spectrum of Waikiki.  This spectrum
  has included Waikiki residents and stakeholders.  The balancing of views from
  diverse interests and groups in coming up with ideas and concepts has been a
  challenge.  However, the WLCP has tried to find ways to integrate the ideas of the
  past and introducting new ideas and concepts for charting a unique vision of




Last Reviewed: Monday, April 12, 2004