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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 232,035
Posted By Semass
Re: T construction news

I thought so too. I guess their advertising budget with Google hasn't run out yet as the ad - specifically selling bonds - popped up this morning and the site was still active.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 232,035
Posted By Semass
Re: T construction news

Speaking of Worcester - this is courtesy of google ads:
https://www.bsrc.com/sbonds/
Hilarious.

Still trying to sell bonds for Prov - Worcester commuter trains

EDIT! - their system map now...
Forum: Development Projects 08-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

A number of large, vertical tanks are now assembled on site. For concrete? Remediating contaminated groundwater?

Also scaffolding erected at brick elevator tower.
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

Falling debris protection now up above sidewalk around the brick elevator tower. I would expect demo here to begin fairly soon.
Forum: Development Projects 08-01-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

Brick elevator tower entrance is now closed off with fencing.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-01-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 145,265
Posted By Semass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

I didn't see the Terminal E to Blue Line connector on the Logan Forward site. Anybody else?
Forum: Development Projects 07-29-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

As you can see in some of BeeLine's pictures, New Chardon Street, part of Merrimack Street, and Part of Congress Street have been narrowed by one lane to accommodate relocated pedestrian passage...
Forum: Development Projects 07-26-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 291,605
Posted By Semass
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

More survey equipment at South Station this morning. This time on the Summer St. side. Not going to bump the South Station Tower thread but... Maybe?
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 291,605
Posted By Semass
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

Survey crew outside South Station on Atlantic Avenue this morning. Could it be for South Station Tower? Who the hell knows.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-08-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 44,275
Posted By Semass
Re: Amtrak / Regional Rail Discussion Thread

You may recall that a few years ago the MBTA came out with plans to rebuild the Newton commuter rail stations for accessibility as single side platforms. To successfully achieve RER like frequencies,...
Forum: Development Projects 06-28-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 1,116,527
Posted By Semass
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Great shots BeeLine. Thank you. I love the ones looking up Canal Street to the main entrance.It really speaks to the benefit of having trees in the streetscape. It is a very inviting scene.
Forum: Development Projects 06-24-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 477,811
Posted By Semass
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Note that a lot of that shopping center site still has an AUL that is restrictive on many uses. Notice that the Costco is higher than it's surroundings? That is the cap. Additional, very expensive,...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-21-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 299,063
Posted By Semass
Re: Regional Rail (including North-South Rail Link)

And if you think THAT'S all dumb, get a load of this:
https://www.tauntongazette.com/news/20190619/site-plans-released-for-east-taunton-commuter-rail-station
a center platform station for those...
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

To get to the elliptical shape they need to demo the tall brick elevator bank. Any idea when that will start up?
Forum: Development Projects 06-05-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

The upper level office section is coming off right now.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-24-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 195,023
Posted By Semass
Re: I-90 Interchange Improvement Project & West Station | Allston

So the slides are up and it appears that the Harvard "Flip" puts more emphasis on the Grand Junction than previous iterations.
What would this do to prospects for the Urban Ring?...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 931,271
Posted By Semass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I know. I miss the ALL CAPS whenever the word CORRUPTION is used.
Forum: Development Projects 05-09-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 477,811
Posted By Semass
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

That was their stated intent from the very beginning of the entire project.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-26-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 299,063
Posted By Semass
Re: Regional Rail (including North-South Rail Link)

Meanwhile, across the pond...
"Brussels Is Building Its Own RER S-Bahn"
...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-24-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 291,524
Posted By Semass
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Are you actually BostonBred in a different character?
Forum: Development Projects 04-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: Bulfinch Crossing | Congress Street Garage | West End

Demolition of the big drum ramp is now underway
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 03-13-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,918
Posted By Semass
Re: Charlie Card/MBTA Fare Replacement system

I have to imagine that AFC 2.0 on the commuter rail will come with a restructuring of the monthly pass system. My guess is that the days of unlimited rides will be over. A monthly pass would probably...
Forum: Development Projects 03-12-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

The New Chardon Street main entrance to the the GC Garage is now closed. It is moved to Bowker Street which I believe is the new permanent entrance? Also, very heavy duty scaffolding/debris fall...
Forum: Development Projects 02-26-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,085
Posted By Semass
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

A lot of scaffolding going up on the New Chardon side of the project. Does not appear related to residential. Is the drum ramp about to come down?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-13-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 235,790
Posted By Semass
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

Related to Chelsea Silver Line: The new Chelsea Commuter Rail Station is now out for bid.
http://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/design_and_construction/construction_bid/?cbid=352
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