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Frequently Asked Questions - All FAQs

FAQs - All FAQs
How will people use rail transit?

Rail transit will be used to commute to and from work, and school; to go to shopping malls, the airport, and entertainment venues such as Aloha Stadium. (See our interactive route map for more details.)

How many people are expected to ride on the Honolulu rail system?

Ridership is estimated at more than 120,000 weekday passenger trips by the year 2030.

Updated 7/2/2020

What can I take on the train?

Items allowed on the trains include: bicycles, surfboards, wheelchairs, strollers, coolers, and luggage.

Are the trains air-conditioned or open-air?

All trains are air-conditioned.

Updated 7/2/2020

What kinds of features are at the stations?

There will be a variety of features which will include stairs, escalators, and elevators, bicycle racks, roving attendants, ticket vending machines, Close-circuit TV security cameras, interior and exterior safety lighting, and platform safety gates.

Updated 7/2/2020

Are the stations going to be made accessible for people with disabilities?

The project will be fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Updated 7/2/2020

How can I take TheBus to the stations?

There will be feeder bus services to and from the surrounding community to nearby stations. Four new bus transit centers will be located at following stations: Keone'ae at UH West Oahu, Hō'ae'ae at West Loch, Waiawa at Pearl Highlands, and Hālawa at Aloha Stadium.

Updated 7/2/2020

How can I take my car to the stations?

Four park-and-ride lots will be constructed at the following stations: Kualaka'i at East Kapolei, Keone'ae at UH West Oahu, Waiawa at Pearl Highlands, and Hālawa at Aloha Stadium. These will provide a total of 4,100 parking spaces. For the convenience of Central O'ahu transit users, a dedicated access ramp will directly connect the H-2 Freeway to the Waiawa Station at Pearl Highlands park-and-ride facility and bus transit center.

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How can I get to a nearby station?

There are many options to get to a station, depending on your starting point. These options include walking or bicycling; taking TheBus; or taking one of the private buses or shuttle services that will be operating. TheHandi-Van will offer drop off and pick up services and there will be automobile drop-off and pick-up (kiss-and-ride) locations, as well as park-and-ride facilities at several stations. Taxis and app-based car services are other options.

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Where will the trains be maintained and stored?

Trains will be maintained and stored at the Rail Operations Center near Leeward Community College.

Updated 7/2/2020

HART Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation