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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-03-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 123,076
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

The chances that anything of substance gets changed is very low. Everyone is for changing bus routes/stops except their own. One just has to look at how long and how little the Key Routes project...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-23-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,302
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Driven By.... Uhh... Hello? Anybody?

And the Control Board recommends not filling any of the open ended vacancies, and eliminating overtime. Figure.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-26-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 221,013
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

Interesting, you take 3 disadvantage communities that the T serves & advocate altering their service (seniors, disabled, & veterans) for some of the few bus stops the T actually owns. (Granted you do...
Forum: Development Projects 05-12-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 90,926
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Dorm Tower @ Emerson College | 1-3 Boylston Place | Downtown

I'm just happy they are keeping the facade of 3 Boylston Place. 1 & 2 probably were the least interesting facades of 1-6.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-08-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 169,028
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: MBTA Winter 2015: Failure and Recovery

It's FMLA not MLA. So you're right there were certainly not medical issues that tripled during that period. But FMLA isn't just personal medical reasons.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-11-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 169,028
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Dr. Beverly Scott resigns

Her most positive influence has been promoting those that care about service as much as possible over those with seniority. The culture change in the past two plus years has been impressive. 3 years...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 169,028
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Dr. Beverly Scott resigns

Bother to do research please. Dr Scott attended & presented at said Board Meeting.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,302
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Driven By Customer 'Service' Parte Dos

The MBTA got FTA money to "raise a retaining wall and install watertight barriers at MBTA's Green Line Fenway Portal to reduce flooding" from Sandy relief $$

per...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 10-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,310
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: The Tobin Bridge Thread

The old girl does look good for right now

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/674/CzmOER.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/iqCzmOERj)
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Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-02-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,056
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: A theoretical Grand Prix of Boston

My quick sketch, pit road could be in the missing Seaport Blvd section: http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/Boston_Grand_Prix/M0JbUmKybW
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 221,013
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea (Study Meeting)

But now it will be right next to the economic powerhouse that is Market Basket...

Personally, I'll just be happy if they sync up the local bus routes to when the train goes by. At the current...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 543,077
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Nashua Street Residences | MBTA North Station Garage | West End

The 100% design plans are going around, so this thing probably is going to go ahead in it's current form.
Forum: Development Projects 06-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 782,367
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

I've stayed at Yotel before and actually loved it. Compact rooms and the showers are actually very functional. But that being said, they are pretending their cutting corners as trendy and fashionable.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 164,293
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Gov't Center Station Rebuild

And also trips towards Lechmere get better in the summer months because of the lack of Celtics/Bruins games once those seasons wind down. Not only because there are fewer of them, but also they are...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-14-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,302
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Driven By Customer 'Service' Parte Dos

Well at today's Board Meeting the Chair called out on what the T is doing about fare evasion because he hears about it "a lot". They did talk about looking to do more with PoP where it was feasible.
Forum: Development Projects 05-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 606,665
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

I know that this is a taboo subject on this forum, but does anyone know what the parking situation for the T stop will be?
Forum: Development Projects 05-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 148,418
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: The Viridian (Fenway McDonald's) | 1282 Boylston Street | Fenway

It's amazing to see how much impact one building can have in a neighborhood, really excited how it will spruce up the neighborhood.

(My .02 he's crossing north at the intersection of Boylston St &...
Forum: Development Projects 04-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6,406
Views: 1,172,032
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

It's so sad seeing all those shadows :'(

But seriously, I was out and about on Saturday too. I think because of it's simplicity it doesn't really picture well, but when you're actually there it is...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,209
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

To make this post more than 50% on topic: I think it is preferable not to have carpet in any of the car. Can you imagine it with the amount of snow we get up here. It's bad enough when there is...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 221,013
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea (Study Meeting)

As I sat in traffic for 20 minutes on the 112 waiting for the Chelsea St bridge to come down for a passing tanker the true absurdity of the claims of what a game changer the SL is set in. Beyond just...
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,873
Views: 997,168
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: The Boston Garden (TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

I think Chrysler would disagree with you about Cerebus' success.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-05-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,302
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Driven By Customer 'Service' Parte Dos

All very true Matthew. One just has to look at the difference boarding for the 111 has when there are different inspectors. Those inspectors that are more proactive in rear door boarding and managing...
Forum: Development Projects 11-18-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,466
Views: 829,482
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: The New Retail Thread

Does anyone know if there has been any talk about what will replace the now closed Vapianos on Stuart & Charles?
Forum: Development Projects 11-12-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 405,730
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: MA Casino Developments

Last slightly off topic post, that Everett workshop is amazing. Especially the Heavy Rail part. I've always thought of those guys as analogous to the Apollo 13 Engineers problem solving the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 11-03-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,302
Posted By ChelseaDweller
Re: Driven By Customer 'Service' Parte Dos

Not surprising of a response Data sadly. What I usually do on days like that is bypass Maverick, go to Wonderland and double back on the 116/117.
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