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Ask the Mayor: Isn’t it Illegal for Vehicles to Block Bike Lanes?

May 8, 2016, 5:05 PM HST
* Updated May 8, 5:07 PM
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Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the questions submitted to his office staff.

Submit your own questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email at [email protected], call 270-7855 or send them by mail to 200 S. High St., 9th Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor”

Dear Mayor:

Q: My family frequently use the bike paths in Kīhei, but unfortunately, it gets a little dangerous by  Kama‘ole Beach Park III. Vehicles parked on South Kīhei Road around sunset often block the bike lane. What can be done to prevent this from happening in the future?

A: You’re right—the vehicles should not be parking in such a way as to block the bike lane. You can call the non-emergency line of Maui Police Department (244-6400) to report the parking violation. We will ask our park rangers to keep an eye out for violations as well. Mahalo and happy trails.

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