Rail Transit

Despite many challenges, Kirk has been a tireless advocate for rail transit, and to provide transportation equity for workers and families in west and central O‘ahu, who have no alternative to getting to their jobs or school but for spending hours and hours every day in slow commutes in cars or buses. While accepting responsibility for those things in his control, Kirk called for reforms at HART and changes to funding to help ensure the project’s long-term success. Today, nearly two-thirds of the rail line is complete with some routes expected to begin in the coming year.