Honolulu City councilmen passed a bill Wednesday aimed at banning cellphone use while crossing roads. According to CNN.com, Bill 6 was proposed by a Honolulu city councilman who says he was inspired by high schoolers concerned that peers were more focused on their phones than on traffic. While there are a few exceptions, those who ignore the ban face fines between 15 and 99 dollars depending on the number of violations. Not everyone is pleased with the new decision, suggesting other issues, such as transportation and homelessness, deserve more attention. Honolulu mayor Kirk Caldwell must make a ruling on the bill within 10 business days. ~ Sarah Schutte

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