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Downtown Rail Station

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sumwonyuno

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Hello all,

Nope, rail is not the big anniversary surprise, but this is partially a teaser. :lol:

For my international and national friends out there, Oahu is building a 20-mile elevated rail system, from Kapolei to Ala Moana http://honolulutransit.org/. I recently went to two City workshops on transit oriented development (TOD) for the Kalihi and Downtown areas. The City has been hosting TOD workshops so that the neighborhoods will have a voice on what they want in future growth around the stations. (My blog posts here and here).

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Here's a picture I made of the Downtown rail station:

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Enjoy!

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Hm, i like the tan and orange image in the center, but it appears to not have any textures, just colour, but nice picture [img]http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/1.gif[/img]

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@YAC'ommunauté: Thanks for your comments! Yes, the red-orange building is untextured. It's meant to be a placeholder more than a finished product. I've been BATing buildings in Downtown, and I haven't gotten around to texturing that building. The building on the right is textured.

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Sounds interesting. And I am eager to see more of your Honolulu buildings. Are you going to do the palace? It's a great building. :)

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You should make a HART train to go with it. I thought the rail stations will have "arms" going out to support it. Can't wait for this rail project to be done! It is long overdue.

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Yes, rapid transit is overdue for Oahu. :ooh:

I haven't done any BATs for the stations yet. They're going to take a lot of work: every station is unique, and they hang over roads.

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