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CITY BREAKS GROUND FOR
(Tuesday, July 13, 2010) –
The $5-million Alapai Transit Center will feature four 50-foot-long bus shelters with seating for more than 40 riders, a 10-foot, multi-use path along South Hotel Street for bicycles and pedestrians, bicycle storage, sign and audio announcement systems, public restrooms, and landscaping. The cost of the Alapai project is being split evenly between the City and Federal Transit Administration.
Mayor Hannemann said, “The City has completed transit centers at Waianae and
The mayor also broke ground for the parking structure for the
Hannemann said, “The Joint Traffic Management Center will realize a long-held dream we’ve had of having traffic controls under one roof. Not only will the City and state join forces, but we’ll also house first-responder and emergency management operations, creating a seamless organization that can respond to anything from traffic tie-ups to major crises.”
The parking structure is being built first to accommodate bus service. Design work on the two remaining phases will begin this year, with construction slated for late 2012.
Bill Brennan, 768-6928