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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-21-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,587
Posted By bosma
Re: Route 3 Widening

Route 3 widening/toll lanes back on the table. Project needs to be done, my only issue is without major improvements to braintree split and XWAY what is the point.

Check out where the "worst...
Forum: Development Projects 11-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 782,114
Posted By bosma
Re: The Boston Arch (Aquarium parking garage)

It will be fat, handsome, and cheap looking

I would imagine to cash in on upper floors the buildings need to be a little higher than harbor towers to get full views. Would be a great location and...
Forum: General 11-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,840
Posted By bosma
Re: Homelessness in Boston

Homeless is an issue we have to deal with that will never go away. There are a few categories:
Homeless that will go to shelter when pushed, if shelter is available and has not been forced out due...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 113,921
Posted By bosma
Re: Hancock of the day...

Looks like the Hancock has a serious issue with staining of the glass below the. Cooling towers, seems to have gotten worse over the years. I sure as hell would not pay that rent to have by views...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 11-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,094
Posted By bosma
Re: Boston Sidewalks

The Norway maple tree which is an invasive species and actually illegal to plant in MASS is the cause of allot of sidewalk problems, the roots grow close to the surface and will mess up your...
Forum: Development Projects 11-06-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,697
Posted By bosma
Re: Marriott Long Wharf makeover

Corr ct me if I am wrong but the street level space is awkward because the anticipated flooding when they built it, lobby check in is in the 2nd floor etc. and good thing they did because a few...
Forum: Development Projects 11-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 587,567
Posted By bosma
Re: Congress Street Garage Development

About time, boston needs a building like this.
-no way in hell it starts in 2016
-they should take over the BPD station adjacent to this project
-somebody previously mentioned loading dock,...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,911
Posted By bosma
Re: Video of the Day, Boston Style

Follow link to amazing Boston skyline time lapse video, if posted already oh well, it deserves multiple posts
Forum: Development Projects 03-14-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 89,854
Posted By bosma
Re: $1 billion development proposed to reshape downtown Quincy

Potential is the perfect word for Quincy Center, and yes they should basically start over.

Only downside is traffic problems, but its not Quincy's fault that everyone cuts through quincy to...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,587
Posted By bosma
Re: Route 3 Widening

I could have sworn about 5 years ago the state said this project was approved, in fact although I thought it was a strange route I thought that little path cut through the median around weymouth was...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-02-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,346
Posted By bosma
Re: Additional lane on the Southeast Expressway

I was lucky enough today that vehicles were broken down in the zipper lane both on my commute into Boston and out of boston today. Its like hitting the lottery, I save about 10 minutes on way in and...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-23-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,492
Posted By bosma
Re: "This tunnel will be a bargain" -- Big Dig Bashin'

Several Buildings bordering or within a couple blocks of big dig used slurry wall construction AND had/have water problems (during heavy rain especially when combined with high tide). So why the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-04-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,511
Posted By bosma
Re: General Thoughts/State of Southeast Expressway

There is alot more overpasses and already elevated portions of this highway than many people notice which would make it very costly for a lane addition. Also parts of the highway not elevated are...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 01-04-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,537
Posted By bosma
Re: Westin Copley

Damn good idea, if you look at google earth that is a huge roof with nothing on it. If it was done right it would be one best spaces in the city for restaurant, functions etc.

From looking at...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,658
Posted By bosma
Re: Neposnet River Bridge Quincy

2013 I believe, and last I heard I think it is on or ahead of schedule.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,945
Posted By bosma
Re: UMass - Boston Campus

Plus 3 bike lanes!!
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 572,283
Posted By bosma
Re: Copley Place plan calls for condo tower

Check out some of the assesments of Milenium Place

Take the 10 to 20million+ a year in...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-19-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 24,491
Posted By bosma
Re: Blackstone buildings in line for ground floor rehabs.

No, article says they are renovating large windowless floors that were used for check processing by previous tenants. The pics you took looks like a big improvement.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-22-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,354
Posted By bosma
Re: Boston Street Layouts

I knew alot of Boston was fill but I never knew how much or that there was only one street in/out of the city. Looks like it was maybe Tremont or Washington St (used to be called Orange Street).
Forum: Design a Better Boston 05-18-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,617
Views: 641,380
Posted By bosma
Re: Crazy Transit Pitches

Create a branch of the Orange along the pike to at least fenway park/kenmore, station below a big parking garage above the pike that would have direct on/off ramps from the Pike and also include the...
Forum: General 02-09-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By bosma
Re: Johnny Pesky, Bobby Doerr, and ???? Signed Baseball

Thanks, after using your tips I did a little googling and found out who it was. I wont ruin the fun yet for somebody else who knows who it is.

i do have one more ball signed by somebody, forget...
Forum: Development Projects 02-08-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,566
Posted By bosma
Re: Misc. Boston Stadium Talk

Kraft will get the superbowl here someday.

The rented hummer limo's will also have State Police escorts to Foxboro.

Agree with above it doesnt matter the stadium is not close to the...
Forum: General 02-08-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By bosma
Johnny Pesky, Bobby Doerr, and ???? Signed Baseball

I got this baseball signed about 15-20 years ago, think maybe at a Bo-Sox event or a charity event.

I cannot figure out who the 3rd signature is, I have asked many people and no luck. Figured I...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 01-10-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,115
Posted By bosma
Re: Design a Better Airport

I always wondered why the parking garages were never put underground given land constraints at logan.

How about an express shuttle bus to TF Green
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 01-10-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 49,795
Posted By bosma
Re: Photo of the Day, Boston Style: Part IV (2011)

Nice pics, the last one looks like a car guillotine, if you talking on your cell phone you will be crushed!!!
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