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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 11:29 PM
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Posted By TallIsGood
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

And that is why people donít want tax increases to fund bloat at the T.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-16-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 749,225
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Logan Flight Additions

There was an Emirates A380 there yesterday afternoon when I came in from London on a BA 747. Not sure how often the Emirates A380 is scheduled though.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 02-09-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,686
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Crazy Airport Pitches

There are a lot of wetlands there. The runway was moved west a few years ago to restore some wetlands.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-01-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 33,412
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Congestion toll in Boston?

1% of the sales tax goes to fund the MBTA. Excise tax goes to the towns as you note, but the towns in the MBTA area have town contributions.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-30-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 806,017
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Donít we have a full cent sales tax dedicated to the MBTA?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-28-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 806,017
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Not the land clearing. Washington St in the South End and out to Roxbury decayed after the Orange Line EL. The property values along the route dropped. Not the new Southwest Corridor expansion, the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-27-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 806,017
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

How about the Orange Line south? All along Washington St south through Roxbury.
Forum: Development Projects 01-20-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 592,076
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

The unemployment rate is 3.9%. Are companies really looking to shed workers? Who knows if they can find new ones and at what cost given demand for labor in Boston. If we were in a recession I would...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 01-15-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,615
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030

I didnít talk about supertalls or FAA limits. Most housing projects are viewed as too dense or too tall even if they start at 5-6 stories. Density solves housing demand.
Forum: Development Projects 01-14-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 754,119
Posted By TallIsGood
Forum: Design a Better Boston 01-14-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,615
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030

But they will generate both linkage payments and tax revenues to support affordable housing. How about not reducing every housing proposal that comes along??
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-10-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 462,905
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Biking in Boston

And it literally says Yield to Peds. Cyclists are entitled. So why canít cyclists stay in bike lane vs full traffic lane? Same argument you are making.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-09-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 462,905
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Biking in Boston

So bikes donít need to ride in the bike lane and can take a full traffic lane but pedestrians should stay out of the bike lanes that they are entitled to be in?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-07-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 806,017
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Uber isnít in Berlin. Uber just calls a taxi there.
Forum: Development Projects 01-04-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 806,207
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: The New Retail Thread

Easy for you to say. Clearly they canít make yet work or they wouldnít be shutting. They would sell if they could profit.
Forum: Development Projects 01-04-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 806,207
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: The New Retail Thread

And higher minimum wages according to the article.
Forum: Development Projects 12-30-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 806,207
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: The New Retail Thread

I get rooms that are effectively rented all year are really hotels, but 14 nights can be someone renting their Cape house for 2 weeks. Big difference.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-26-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 244,414
Posted By TallIsGood
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-25-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 244,414
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Regional Rail (including North-South Rail Link)

Are there maps of these proposals anywhere? I can understand better by maps than the textual descriptions.
Forum: Development Projects 12-24-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,705
Posted By TallIsGood
Forum: Development Projects 12-15-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 148,823
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: 121 Seaport Boulevard | Parcel L2 | Seaport Square

Goodwin moved in all at once in June 2016. It happened over a weekend.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-15-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 749,225
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Big dig was completed.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 27,524
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Summer St. Gondola

Silver Line is under Seaport Blvd
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-04-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,869
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Quabbin & MWRA Water & Sewer

Quabbin is currently at 100.2% capacity. See http://www.mwra.state.ma.us/monthly/wsupdat/archivequabbinlevels.htm
Forum: Design a Better Boston 12-02-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 47,651
Posted By TallIsGood
Re: Whats left to build on?

The first lot is in Bulfinch Triangle and heights are limited there.
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