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Forum: Design a Better Boston Yesterday, 04:57 PM
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Views: 4,155
Posted By Arlington
Re: Boston Congestion Zone Charging

1) We already have fairly high parking rates ($20/2hrs) (https://www.parkopedia.com/static/reports/global_parking_index2017-parkopedia.pdf), but, yes, NYC is $33/2hrs, so there's space to go higher,...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 09:46 AM
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Views: 740,517
Posted By Arlington
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Transit cop said this AM that "October" was still the most recent target for the CR-Subway pedestrian connection.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,360
Views: 683,809
Posted By Arlington
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Employers rely on a mobile, available talent pool, and demand a 5-day office hours week but mostly have externalized the cost of commuting to workers, road users, and real estate owners. In general...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-24-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,155
Posted By Arlington
Re: Boston Congestion Zone Charging

The economics are basically identical (the only difference you describe is that HOT lanes are physically new/added, while congestion charges happen to apply to existing lanes (that happen to be in a...
Forum: Development Projects 09-22-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 181,324
Posted By Arlington
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

the GSA has been innovative/commercial with the Volpe complex in Cambridge, eventually their eye will turn to this
Forum: Development Projects 09-22-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 740,517
Posted By Arlington
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Is the CR+Subway pedestrian connection on track to open in the next month?
Forum: Development Projects 09-21-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 181,324
Posted By Arlington
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

Do we have a thread on the O'Neill Building (Causeway St)? That thing needs a tower on top of it.
Forum: Development Projects 09-21-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 82,321
Posted By Arlington
Re: Waltham Developments

Basically true for most of Waltham-Burlington-Rt3, and it hasn't stopped them. For a particular kind of employer and particular workers, all they really want to know is "will there be enough parking...
Forum: Development Projects 09-21-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 535,274
Posted By Arlington
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

Kensington Underpass (https://goo.gl/maps/E1X2p636Pp12) (from Stop & Shop to Public Storage) has been funded by State & City for upgrades.

From this thread in DECEMBER 2017:


From Today:
[Sen...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-21-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,155
Posted By Arlington
Re: Boston Congestion Zone Charging

The exit lanes on the right make it look wider than its usual 2HOT + 4.
https://goo.gl/maps/CnE5HitLuh22 (don't back southward if you browse around...you'll also go back in time before the HOTs were...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-20-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,155
Posted By Arlington
Re: Boston Congestion Zone Charging

A study interesting for its demographics: most users of the Virginia HOT (Lexus Lanes) are not daily commuters but regular folks (kind of implying they use the lanes when they are running late or...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-12-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 93,390
Posted By Arlington
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

Route 2 needs a Bus/HOV lane from Rt 60 (Pleasant St) inward
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-12-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 93,390
Posted By Arlington
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

Well, sure. I'd also advise to Cure Cancer and Oppose Evil.

But in the area of useful advice, I can only think of send the 79 and 350 up Broadway to Davis (a faster trip, and 1 stop closer to...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-12-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 93,390
Posted By Arlington
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

Arlington has its first look at its pilot BRT project for Morning Mass Ave Inbound:
https://arlington.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/AttachmentViewer.ashx?AttachmentID=5619&ItemID=6233

The goal is...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-11-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,632
Posted By Arlington
Re: Green Line Type 10 Procurement

I'm glad to see that you think the Type 10s are in good hands.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-06-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 462,116
Posted By Arlington
Re: Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

Take a ride in the Lowell Line from NS to W.Med.Sq.--you will see real construction progress all along the way: mostly prepping the now tree-bare emabankments and the grading and ballasting of the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 62,465
Posted By Arlington
Re: Biking the Boston 'Burbs (Trails, MDC, & Towns beyond Hubway area)

Medford continues to click the parts into place for the "missing link" Clippership Connector, which will connect the Medford Square Mystic riverfront (and other Somerville-Medford-Winchester trails)...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-21-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 62,465
Posted By Arlington
Re: Biking the Boston 'Burbs (Trails, MDC, & Towns beyond Hubway area)

2018 list of $4m going to 70+trails
https://www.mass.gov/guides/recreational-trails-program
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,360
Views: 683,809
Posted By Arlington
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Maybe this time Alewife garage will get the levels 6&7 its original columns, lobby, and elevators were built for.
Forum: Greater New England 08-12-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Arlington
Re: Providence Transit

I started a Providence RIPTA thread (http://www.archboston.org/community/showthread.php?t=4265) in 2012 for similar projects, can we keep it all in one thread?
Forum: Development Projects 08-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 740,517
Posted By Arlington
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

That seems to include the CR<-->GL/OL connector, too. <grateful/>
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-06-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,360
Views: 683,809
Posted By Arlington
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I love this, or one that runs on Congress St NS-Haymarket-Fidi-SS in a reservation. We could be doing so much awesome with buses in the core, yet we content ourselves to have Everett take the lead.
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 740,517
Posted By Arlington
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 740,517
Posted By Arlington
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Maybe start a thread on modern sacred spaces? (what's the address of the nursing home?)
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-31-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 409,413
Posted By Arlington
Re: Biking in Boston

Who controls the Grand Junction Path in Cambridge/Kendall between Broadway and Main? Is that MIT, Cambridge or a PPP?

I ask because the sprinklers come on at 2pm, which can't be right...chasing...
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