Other transportation writing:



Honolulu Star-Advertiser:

Like rail, TOD won't live up to promises
. October 14, 2010.


Honolulu Star-Bulletin:

City glossed over truth about cost of HOT lanes. May 3, 2008.

Transit-oriented development not a panacea for our communities. March 30, 2008

Transit decision should be based on traffic reduction, not coercing taxpayers, December 16, 2007.

Oahu rail transit will be an environmental loser,  November 11, 2007.

Innocents abroad when Hawaii legislator goes to Puerto Rico. July 22, 2007.

Honolulu Advertiser:

Rail just another 'investment' that won't pay, April 19, 2010.

Rail transit not worth the big financial risk, October 26, 2007.

Transportation Quarterly

General Motors and the Demise of Streetcars. Transportation Quarterly, Summer 1997:45-66.

For 40 years from, 1920 to 1970, hundreds of cities across the nation removed light rail and instead relied on buses. This period was a fascinating one and is captured in this article I wrote ten years ago and now used by transportation and urban planning schools across the nation.


Other publications

Slater, Cliff.
Honolulu Rail Transit: A Faith-Based Initiative Planning in Paradise II. Harvard University Graduate School of Design. 2005. p. 13.