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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 119,648
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

I hope that they're serious this time & not stringing us along. We really need one of those!! :cool:
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 03-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 24,715
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Millennium Tower (Filene's) -Discussion and Photo Thread

Note the plane departing from Logan Airport in the top pic. A scary reminder of 09-11!!:eek:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-20-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

These ones from the '50s had the curve only on the bottom half. The top half looked straight up, like the old '63 Red Line Cars. They probably were still narrow though.

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Forum: Development Projects 03-19-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,518
Views: 994,319
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Reminds me of when the new & original World Trade Centers were being build.& the slurry walls were put in!! :cool:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-15-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Red Line, also! There's a report out, saying that some of the doors are getting stuck open.

Not on the new cars, but the old ones. These are falling apart at the seems, & the sooner the new trains...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-14-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-14-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Might be just me, but
I've observed the fronts of the new Red & Orange line cars, & it seems that the Red Line cars might be wider & the Orange Line cars seem narrower.

Can someone tell me if...
Forum: Development Projects 03-14-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 451,073
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: South Station Tower | South Station | Downtown

Looks like half of the Trump Tower in Chicago!! :confused:
Forum: Development Projects 03-14-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 401,500
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Is Popeye there now?!! Hah!!
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-12-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Northeast Maglev

Even the newer high-speed trains Amtrak is buying will STILL have to slow down a little in certain areas. This was the reason behind that new higher-speed rail that would've ran adjacent to the NER...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-12-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Northeast Maglev

Plus, these trains run at incredible speeds - close to, or over 300mph - enough to get you from Boston to Washington, DC in about half the time it takes for the Acela to get you there!!
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Northeast Maglev

I can only see the Maglev working if it were to work the entire NER service from Boston to Washington, DC.

Why have it only at certain other cities along the route & not others? I think that it...
Forum: Development Projects 03-07-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 52,409
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Alexandra Hotel Renovation | 1769 Washington St | South End

Well, it's about time that they decided to fix up this building! It's been sitting there rotting & dripping with pigeon crap for eons!! :eek:
Forum: Development Projects 03-07-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 401,500
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Nothing has been said as to exactly WHEN the first one will go into revenue service.
So sick of these damn delays!! :mad:
Forum: Development Projects 03-06-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 401,500
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

It's probably only for the stinking rich & famous. :rolleyes:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-27-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,312
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

What's the use in having these meetings? They're gonna raise the fares anyway!! Supposedly, they are allowed to raise them every 2 years! Seems like it's every year to me! :mad:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-23-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5,919
Views: 840,312
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

On the 1800 series cars, the GPS system is screwed up. A stop is announced AFTER the train has been there & is on its way to the next stop!!

Found that out last Saturday. Also, the Andrew stop is...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-20-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Thanks. They are such morons & dumb idiots, & don't care who they hurt or try to embarrass!!

They want to get mad at anyone, then they need to visit the link & speak to the people there!!! I'm...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-09-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

I don't wanna hear it!!!! Then don't read them, dammit!! One of my worst pet peeves is inconsiderate idiots that just run their mouths ridiculously. I furnished the links to most of them. I'm not...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-09-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Don't blame me for getting things wrong!! I already knew that. These cars came from, or are about the come from the plant in Springfield.

The empty shells are sent there from China for assembly...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

CRRC begins shipping new cars to Boston. This info is only 9 hours old.:cool:

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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 244,212
Posted By Jahvon09
Forum: Development Projects 02-05-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,041
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: BGI Office Tower (Massport Parcel A2) | 401 Congress Street | Seaport

This area now looks like a Junior or Mini version of the downtown area!! :cool:
Forum: Development Projects 02-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,518
Views: 994,319
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Good gosh!! I never even knew that was possible! Recycled concrete!! What will they think of next?!!

The miracle of modern technology in skyscraper construction!! :cool:
Forum: Development Projects 02-05-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,518
Views: 994,319
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Are they making their own concrete? Looks like there's an apparatus for one.
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