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LCC RAIL STOP

Roelle Torres JOUR 302

RAIL FACTS (ACCORDING TO OPPONENTS)


f The city claims that more than 60% of Oahu residents,

some 600,000 people, live along the rail route, but in reality less than 6% of Oahu's population resides within walking distance of the proposed train stations. f Cost is estimated at $4 billion and maintenance per year can be from $50 million to $100 million. f Rail costs each resident $7,600.

LCC STOP FACTS


f GPS coordinates:

Latitude: 21-23'46'' N Longitude: 157-59'13''W f 6th stop from East Kapolei. f Would take 29 minutes to reach Ala Moana.

BEFORE CONSTRUCTION

ARTISTIC RENDERING
Photo taken from Honolulu Rail Transits Facebook page

RENDERING OF TRAIN STATION


Photo taken from Honolulu Rail Transits Facebook page

MAN ON THE STREET


f Michelle Koch f 2nd year student f I dont really know

much about it, but I dont really think we need it. I carpool with my friends, so I dont think Ill ever need to ride it.

MAN ON THE STREET


f Jesse Kobayashi f 3rd year student f I dont really have a

strong opinion, but Im not really for it. It doesnt seem like it will help much.

MAN ON THE STREET


f Howard Clark f 1st year student f They didnt really

accomplish anything [at the site] and theyve been working there for a year already. Its a waste of money.

ATTRIBUTIONS
f http://www.hawaiireporter.com/honolulu-rail-costs-7600-per-

person/123
f http://www.civilbeat.com/fact_checks/2011/08/29/12674-fact-check-rail-

opponents-city-needs-100m-per-year-to-keep-trains-running/
f http://www.honolulutraffic.com/Callan2.pdf f http://www.lat-long.com/Latitude-Longitude-361805-Hawaii-

Leeward_Community_College.html
f http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.147644957537.144192.1270

02122537&type=3
f http://www.honolulutransit.org/document-library/maps.aspx