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MAYOR JOINS BIKE RIDE TO HIGHLIGHT TRANSPORTATION PLANS
Mayor Caldwell (left) talks with EPA Region 9 Administrator Jared Blumenfeld while riding down
“Bicycling can be a healthy and fun way to commute, and will be an important part of
The City is analyzing and preparing streets and intersections for changes that will come as more people walk and bicycle to access rail transit stations. The City’s Complete Streets program emphasizes safety and convenience for all users of roads and sidewalks. The mayor budgeted $100,000 for the coming fiscal year to study off-grade bike paths, including a potential path along the future rail route and one on
Already in the works are bike paths on
The City is also collaborating with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State of Hawaii, Hawaii Bicycling League, Blue Planet Foundation, and other partners to create a bike share program in
EPA Region 9 Administrator Jared Blumenfeld and the Governor’s Chief of Staff Bruce Coppa participated today and voiced their support for these efforts, along with representatives from the Hawaii Department of Health, National Park Service, Blue Planet Foundation, Kailua Bike Share and others.
"Pedestrian oriented development is what's going to make this a great State and City," said Bruce Coppa, chief of staff, Office of the Governor.
Mayor Caldwell held a press conference at the