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Old 05-27-2017, 02:36 PM   #241
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Re: Blue Line extension to Lynn

He is a politician. That species promises things but rarely keeps their word.
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Old 05-27-2017, 02:48 PM   #242
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Re: Blue Line extension to Lynn

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He is a politician. That species promises things but rarely keeps their word.
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features...heir-promises/
https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...festo-promises
http://washingtonmonthly.com/magazin...aign-promises/
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Old 05-29-2017, 09:16 PM   #243
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Exactly. Setti Warren is a hack. And even if he wasn't, he's the mayor of fucking NEWTON. Who cares what his opinion is? The legislature, which represents the whole state, votes on funding, so what the governor wants doesnt matter, unless the governor is especially adriot at negotiating. Setti Warren is no LBJ. Even if he won, nothing will happen.
More importantly he has no idea how to lead. He only works with yes men. People who offer alternate ideas or disagree on pretty much any issue get fired with the quickness under his administration. That doesn't lead to good decision making.
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Old 07-23-2017, 01:39 PM   #244
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Re: Blue Line extension to Lynn

Just an idea, if the Blue Line extension is not going to happen is there any way they could build a commuter rail stop near Wonderland and build a walkway to the Blue Line. It wouldn't be a far walk and could be built in conjunction with some new development at Wonderland where the Dog Track used to be

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Old 07-23-2017, 04:13 PM   #245
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The point of Blue to Lynn is the rapid service and lower fares that you only get with the subway. Adding a CR stop near Wonderland isn't really a substitute for that.
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