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Forum: Development Projects Today, 03:22 PM
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Views: 88,266
Posted By jass
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

All nerds are the same to me


*continues browsing online forum about buildings*
Forum: Development Projects Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,266
Posted By jass
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

Furries are notorious for carpooling so that cant be it
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 752,072
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Cape Air bitches
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 113,806
Posted By jass
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

I started at BU in 2005, so that matches with my recollection, which was that the restriction was lifted during my time there.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 113,806
Posted By jass
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

Yes there was a time period when the 57 had rules about where you could get on or off at, like no getting off before packards corner (outbound). I think they took those rules away.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-19-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 113,806
Posted By jass
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

Right, and Im arguing that amenities and station design plays into that.

Spend a little extra at construction and get a lifetime of free added exposure.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,895
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

If you buy a NJT ticket with "EWR" as your destination, the $5.50 fee is included. Thats why the ticket costs $5.50 more than if you buy Newark Penn, which is in the same travel zone.

The machines...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-19-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 113,806
Posted By jass
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

My anecdotal evidence from when I went to BU was that the students would take the B line even though the 57 was faster and came at the same frequency.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-18-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 113,806
Posted By jass
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

I think one of the reasons people dislike buses so much is because most bus stops are nothing but a sign. People associate rail with shelters and waiting areas and such.

What was the last MBTA...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-15-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 752,072
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Yes and no.

There was a similar collapse at the other end of the scale. If my memory is correct, Alaska is the only major US airline still flying turboprops, which are actually more efficient...
Forum: Development Projects 02-12-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,266
Posted By jass
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

*Builds dozens of parking garages*
"Huh I wonder why so many people are driving instead of using the bus"
Forum: Development Projects 02-12-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 232,081
Posted By jass
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

How the fuck is chopping down a forest to build parking lots and grass fields "great to see"?
Forum: Development Projects 02-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,266
Posted By jass
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

Correct. All the surface parking was replaced underground. This is in addition to it.
Forum: Development Projects 02-08-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,472
Posted By jass
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

I dont think the good people of Boston are any more eager to layer on handouts to the richest company and man on earth.
Forum: Development Projects 02-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,472
Posted By jass
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/facing-opposition-amazon-reconsiders-ny-headquarters-site-two-officials-say/2019/02/08/451ffc52-2a19-11e9-b011-d8500644dc98_story.html?utm_term=....
Forum: Development Projects 02-07-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,225
Views: 757,026
Posted By jass
Re: Innovation Dist. / South Boston Seaport

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/Frauenkirche-dresden.jpg/1024px-Frauenkirche-dresden.jpg

Looks good to me. Vintage 2005.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 810,148
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Why not? Plenty of parking. Let them figure out the rest.
Forum: Development Projects 02-07-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By jass
Re: Boston Freedom Wheel | Long Wharf? | Waterfront

Everybody has a Ferris wheel this day.


Lets do something unique. A reverse wheel. That is, one that takes you underwater.

Pros:
Wont block any views.
NIMBys cant complain.
100% unique...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-07-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 810,148
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Essentially, the Pope plan was that a shit ton of suburban people would drive to the stations with the most parking, pack the train, and thus there was no point stopping on the way as no one could...
Forum: Development Projects 02-06-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 41,100
Posted By jass
Re: Crossroads at Kenmore | 560 Commonwealth Ave | Kenmore Square

False. They do a fantastic job, and people dislike them because of that.



False. MUTCD has very specific formulas for yellow light timing, based on the speed limit, intersection width, and...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-06-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 810,148
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

They could always do what SEPTA did for the pope.

"Um we cant handle crowds so we're actually going to shut down service instead of increase service, thanks bye"

Regular Septa:...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-06-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 93,023
Posted By jass
Re: Red Line / Blue Line Connector

Why not use the good old USA?

How much interstate highway was built in 21 years?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-05-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 810,148
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Evening commute is always more spread out than the morning commute. Its easier to stay late at work or catch a dinner than wake up at the ass crack of dawn.

But look, the current parade hours are...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-05-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 810,148
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Why not move the parade to later in the day?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-05-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 34,066
Posted By jass
Re: Congestion toll in Boston?

I think a tax in the tunnel for thru-traffic is justified to pay for the damn thing.


An easy way to do downtown congestion pricing is to add a fee on what is already paid for - parking and ride...
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