Cost, loss of more natural Hawaiian landscape and noise pollution are high on the list of given Cons to light rail. Pros given are pretty much in line with just easing the traffic congestion that plagues Oahu motorists everyday.
Two non-profit groups, one on each side of the fence, have emerged and offer great insight into whether or not this is the right or wrong approach to solving all the bustling traffic of this metropolitan city located in the middle of the Pacific. The key points of both organizations are highlighted below.
Those for light rail claim:
- Best For The Local Economy
- Best for the Environment
- Best for Our Community
Those against light rail claim:
- It Will Cost $Billions And $Billions And $Billions
- It Will Not Relieve Traffic Congestion
- It Is Noisy
- It Will Be An Environmental Blight
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