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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-02-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 189,994
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Re: North-South Rail Link

Central/Union Station has always been the sticking point for me on NSRL. I just don't see the need for it given the density of transit in the area already. I don't know what % of the cost estimate it...
Forum: Development Projects 09-04-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 193,810
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

What do you not like about it? That it's just one use?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 08-27-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,998
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: East Boston: Pedestrian bridge and hotel

Gandalas are so in right now: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/05/28/d-c-has-taken-a-step-to-link-georgetown-and-rosslyn-via-overhead-gondola/
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 193,810
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

There is nothing easy about getting to Foxborough for the Revs. The MBTA doesn't run the commuter rail trains like they do for the Patriots, so you have to drive.

Easy would be a stadium that's...
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 193,810
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

Also, getting season tickets now means you won't be competing with a much larger crowd when the time comes for season 1 in the brand new stadium.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 07-31-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,379
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Imagine Boston 2030

I've always wondered how much people who are actually involved in planning as their profession at the local, regional, and state level are aware of/participate in this forum.
Forum: Development Projects 07-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 193,810
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

Can you link to those tweets? I can't find them anywhere.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 07-29-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,919
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Design a Better Boston Food Truck Park

The biggest problem with the Boston food truck system is that Clover is the only food truck allowed on the common at the Brewer Fountain.
Forum: Development Projects 07-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 147,014
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: City Hall - Redevelopment - Preservation - Relocation

Is that glass structure a subway station entrance?

If so, anywhere we can copy and paste it for Government Center?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 07-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

10000000% agreed. I know he has said it's not up ti him, and technically it might not be, but he is the only pol in this state that can really make this thing move one way or the other.
Forum: Development Projects 07-23-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 147,014
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: City Hall Plaza

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/07/25/give-boston-city-hall-much-needed-makeover/N9faEcKrpEtJNg3JO6ZgTL/story.html



Some renderings of the idea here:...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 07-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

If Boston were to not get the nod, how long do you think it would be before the another group started to try and get the Olympics to come to town - 10 years? 20?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-30-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

Can we start a "Crazy Olympics Pitches" thread?

There is precisely zero chance of the stadium going anywhere else. Do I think it should? Of course, but that's not happening. #MidtownOrBust
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-30-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

^This idea would have worked if they had Harvard on board from the get go, but that ship sailed when they submitted a bid without Harvard's sign-off.
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,577
Views: 2,189,911
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Millennium Tower (Filene's) | 426 Washington Street | Downtown

Pretty sure it will at least in part be a liquor store.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Forum: Development Projects 06-22-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,909
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Artists for Humanity | 100 W. 2nd | South Boston

Can someone explain that last render to me? It looks like they've turned the street in front of the building into a parking lot?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 147,277
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Gov't Center Station Rebuild

Would the effect have been less with a shorter structure?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 147,277
Posted By MBTAddict
Forum: Development Projects 06-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 216,035
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: South End Construction

I'm having a tough time finding it now, but one of the more recent articles had a render that looked a little better - the column kinda things on the glass portion looked more like they mimicked the...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-17-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

They are proposing the City's largest cul-de-sac.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-17-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

Volleyball at Squantum Point Park in Quincy

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/06/16/pagliuca-asks-public-for-patience/mNyHg21pKsfqYfhqRdjj9H/story.html
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-16-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 462,097
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

What is the ped bridge connected to on the hill - a building? Or does it just empty onto the green?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-15-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 321,162
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: Boston 2024

Shooting events to be held in Billerica

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/06/15/olympic-shooting-competition-would-moved-from-boston-billerica/aZpaeYqzAtQ0S92vJ2oGWI/story.html
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-15-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 59,990
Posted By MBTAddict
Re: City Hall Plaza

Kind of chicken and the egg though - it doesn't get used as a plaza because regardless of how big it actually is, it's lack of well-defined edges makes it feel massive.

Piazza del Campo has...
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