THE SENATE

S.C.R. NO.

125

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION

 

 

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REPLACE EXISTING CROSSWALKS WITH RAISED CROSSWALKS ALONG A CERTAIN PORTION OF NORTH ROAD.

 

 


     WHEREAS, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is involved in nearly one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities in the United States; and

 

     WHEREAS, in Hawaii, speeding is a contributing factor in nearly fifty percent of all traffic fatalities; and

 

     WHEREAS, despite the numerous crosswalks installed on North Road, speeding remains a serious issue along the roadway; and

 

     WHEREAS, installing raised crosswalks is an effective method of slowing traffic; and

 

     WHEREAS, installing raised crosswalks along North Road would help to reduce the number of speeding vehicles on the roadway and protect the residents of Ewa Beach; now, therefore,

 

     BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Thirty-first Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 2021, the House of Representatives concurring, that the Department of Transportation and City and County of Honolulu are urged to replace with raised crosswalks any existing crosswalks along North Road between:

 

     (1)  The intersection of North Road and Fort Weaver Road; and

 

     (2)  Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; and

 

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Concurrent Resolution be transmitted to the Director of Transportation, Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu, Chair of the Honolulu City Council, Director of the Honolulu Department of Transportation Services, Director of the Honolulu Department of Design and Construction, and Chair of the Ewa Neighborhood Board.

 

 

 

 

OFFERED BY:

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Report Title: 

Department of Transportation; City and County of Honolulu; Speeding; Raised Crosswalks; North Road