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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 173,406
Posted By jass
Re: North-South Rail Link

Half the price and it still makes no sense. Money is better spent elsewhere



You must be new to MA.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Excellent summary.

Very good to see that theyre looking at every station individually like that.

Painting a $5 brush across the system makes zero sense.

Alewife is always like 30% full on...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 173,406
Posted By jass
Re: North-South Rail Link

I cant support spending money on this when they can't even fund the existing system to a decent level.

Weekends have like 3-hour headways,
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 173,406
Posted By jass
Re: North-South Rail Link

How many Hubway bikes could you get for $21 billion
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 72,715
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

Will any of that help the Silver Line?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Correct it is excluded. I assume they want to save seats for the long-distance customers.
Forum: Development Projects 06-18-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 166,300
Posted By jass
Re: Boston College Master Plan

Maybe the field level is below ground?
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 694,169
Posted By jass
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

100% agreed.

Except for 5 months of the year.

PLANT EVERGREENS.

They love medians.

https://i.imgur.com/RcfKnKO.jpg
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Fully agree with Arlington.

Seems like a good low risk project.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 116,769
Posted By jass
Re: Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/06/06/allston-commonwealth-avenue-pedestrian-crash-man-dies/
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 116,769
Posted By jass
Re: Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project

Cool but lets also narrow Comm Ave to 1 lane for cars whenever there is a crosswalk.

Safety first.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

For reference, here are the fares along the Hartford line which debts this Friday.

http://www.hartfordline.com/pdf/fare_schedule.pdf

Amtrak has lowered their prices with this new service....
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

https://www.masslive.com/business-news/index.ssf/2018/06/expanded_north-south_rail_service_from_s.html
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

http://wamc.org/post/commuter-trains-run-north-springfield-starting-2019
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 83,278
Posted By jass
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

DC goes even further. Some streets become 1-way at certain times of the day.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-11-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 116,769
Posted By jass
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-05-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 83,278
Posted By jass
Re: MBTA Bus & BRT

Finally a food plan for night service.

Took them just a decade!
Forum: Development Projects 06-01-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,389
Posted By jass
Re: 10 Fan Pier Blvd | Fan Pier Parcel E | Seaport

Curves?

In Boston?

*clutches pearls*
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-31-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 72,715
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

The idiots at United pulled out all the moving walkways at EWR to add bars.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,375
Posted By jass
Re: Longfellow Bridge update

Great use of 6 years, would renovate again
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-23-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 72,715
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

Agreed. it's always a red herring to throw out these ridiculous scenarios.

"What about those of us with a 95 year old grandparent that requires an oxygen tank, our 7 kids, and the 4 St bernards?...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-22-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 72,715
Posted By jass
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

Stopped reading here. Who are you and why should we give a shit what you have to say when you start off like this?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-17-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 36,365
Posted By jass
Re: North Washington St Bridge

Odd, I saw them and now theyre gone
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-16-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,180
Posted By jass
Re: TransitMatters Regional Rail Plan

I think it depends. The current MBTA bi-levels arent great because they have poor circulation.

The ones RER uses in Paris are much better. Doors are twice as wide, and there are twice the...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-11-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5,288
Views: 644,485
Posted By jass
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

The Uber vehicle detected the pedestrian.

The Uber engineers programmed the vehicle to ignore that input and plow ahead.
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