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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-21-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 45,876
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Amtrak / Intercity Rail Discussion Thread

Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't the ROW goes well inside the fence for Seabrook? If that's the case, how do they plan on allowing a trail through, let alone reactivating the rails for the...
Forum: Greater New England 08-21-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

What did I do to you to deserve that?

It's a city that thinks it's a town and is currently having a major political divide over the siting of a new Doherty and a new recycling program.

The...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 232,760
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: T construction news

BOSTON SURFACE RAILROAD COMPANY INC (http://corp.sec.state.ma.us/CorpWeb/CorpSearch/CorpSearchFormList.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=4)

"Dissolution by Court Order or by the SOC."

They're dead. Now to get...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 232,760
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: T construction news

I'm not certain they'll find a big enough space in downtown. Might have to head further down to the P&W yard or further west on the B&A.

With the island though, will they even bother keeping the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 232,760
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: T construction news

https://cdn.mbta.com/sites/default/files/styles/max_2600x2600/public/media/2019-05/worcester-union-station-proposed-site-plan.png

Another site plan image & the presentation for the island platform...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-12-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 934,455
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Just to clarify....same setup as it is currently, 1 side platform? Second to come later?
Forum: Greater New England 08-11-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester | Canal District infill/discussion

Crossposted from the Worcester Improvements thread as this is in Canal District:



Full Article (https://www.wbjournal.com/article/walker-shoe-factory-slated-for-7m-residential-project)
Forum: Greater New England 08-11-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

The other side of Franklin Street isn't helping matters with the backside of the YWCA and the library as well and barely existent "sidewalks" on McGrath Blvd. The underpasses on Green and Madison...
Forum: Greater New England 08-11-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

Don't have a photo handy and been awhile since I swung by downtown due to my commuting routes taking me into Metro West, but have also heard that the Shacks's building on the corner of Main &...
Forum: Greater New England 08-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester | Canal District infill/discussion

Believe the plan was to shut down Harding to vehicles completely with that and just install a pool mimicking the canal. Regardless, it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Canal District is pushing it,...
Forum: Greater New England 07-03-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

In other news, the long vacant, "General Screw Machine Products" building over on Shrewsbury Street is being proposed for mixed-use redevelopment:



FULL ARTICLE...
Forum: Greater New England 07-03-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

I'm not optimistic this will come in on time and on budget. If I remember correctly, they're already behind schedule due to property acquisitions and the shovels haven't even hit the ground yet.
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 06-09-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,911
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

+2. Even a lurker like me is aware of it.

Before we go on a complete witch hunt, let's move upwards and forwards. The past is the past, we can't change it. But the future is now.
Forum: Greater New England 05-31-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

The WRTA just needs to go back to the drawing board. They're using transit buses to go from the hub to far flung areas that just don't have any sort of catchment (exception being Southbridge, but...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 05-31-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 265,420
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Reasonable Transit Pitches

If I remember correctly it was brought up in this threat or the crazy transit pitches thread to add stops at UML's Riverview Suites and the mall and downtown Nashua. Nashua is supportive of expanding...
Forum: Greater New England 05-31-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

Oh there's plenty more. Just look at the stretch of Main St between Madison and Highland and some of the side streets. The old Worcester Market at Main & Madison has the potential to be beautiful if...
Forum: Greater New England 05-31-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

Full Article (https://www.wbjournal.com/article/walker-shoe-factory-slated-for-residential-project-worth-up-to-7m)

And for a little more background on the building and the failed 2015 development...
Forum: Greater New England 05-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

And while the Aud finds favor, the Boys Club falls out.



Full Article (https://www.wbjournal.com/article/planned-autism-school-backs-out-of-20m-lincoln-square-project)
Forum: Greater New England 05-29-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

SOURCE (https://www.wbjournal.com/article/boston-architecture-firm-plans-94m-digital-arts-renovation-of-worcester-memorial-auditorium)
Forum: Design a Better Boston 05-21-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,360
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Fantasy T maps

A couple more, believe they're both from DaveM (is he still floating around on here? Haven't seen him in awhile.)

Mass(T)ransit:
...
Forum: Greater New England 05-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

https://www.masslive.com/worcester/2019/05/worcesters-olympia-theater-reborn-live-music-venue-planned-for-long-closed-historic-theater.html

I was really hoping someone was willing to save this...
Forum: Greater New England 09-19-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

Jesus this ballpark work is moving fast.

MASTER PLAN: http://www.worcesterma.gov/uploads/23/ba/23ba91f71a765c35e2b0c0188a40c2a8/ballpark-project-master-plan.pdf

Interesting that they had this...
Forum: Greater New England 07-30-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

And this building has been sold.

http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180726/NEWS01/180729962/AR/0/AR-180729962.jpg



http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20180726/NEWS01/180729962
Forum: Greater New England 07-30-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

The Elmwood Adams building has been sold, apartments & restaurant planned.



http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20180730/NEWS01/180739997/1002
Forum: Greater New England 07-14-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 113,828
Posted By WormtownNative
Re: Worcester Improvements

Well, I guess I'm overdue to come out of the lurker zone....nice to see that people still have an interest (if only fleeting) in Wormtown.



Years ago I came across an article with a quote from...
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