“Many of us have scratched our heads as we sit in a jam on H-1 on days when ‘it shouldn’t be like this.’ We recall a Saturday morning several weeks back when the highway was clogged for no apparent reason other than everybody wanted to be on it at once.
“Rail will be different. Anyone who chooses to ride the system through the urban corridor between ewa and downtown will know their exact time of arrival before they even set foot on the train. Grade-separated transit is the only transportation mode that can do that – well, aside from short trips by foot.”
The advantages are not always apparent until you experience them.