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  1. George_Apley

    Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

    The day to day of this thread is so amusing. “It’s definitely dead” “There are workers on site” “pictures of workers on site”
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    Reasonable Transit Pitches

    There is no cheap way to do it. It’s likely Red over Red.
  3. George_Apley

    🔹 What's Happening With Project X?

    No it was cancelled before COVID
  4. George_Apley

    Somerville Infill and Small Developments

    About damn time
  5. George_Apley

    Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

    Yes, most “elite”/advanced Minuteman cyclists will abandon the bike trail at Mass Ave or Davis Square and ride on the streets past that. The Somerville Community Path is not designed for fast bike riding. If you plan on riding at speed, stick to the streets.
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    One Post Office Square Makeover and Expansion | Financial District

    I hadn't realized they were building out the cantilevers. That's a bummer.
  7. George_Apley

    MBTA Bus & BRT

    If I felt like it, I could compile enough information on the McConnells federal dealings that makes a clear case for corrupt behavior. But innuendo works for now.
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    MBTA Bus & BRT

    Bad policy focus AND corruption? Surprise surprise.
  9. George_Apley

    MIT Museum/Boeing | 314 Main St. | Kendall Square

    Keep your noms in your back pocket for the next awards ;)
  10. George_Apley

    Echelon Seaport | 133-135 Seaport Blvd | Seaport

    I know we had a user on here somewhere explain the business logic of building branding... but goddamn these brands are awful.
  11. George_Apley

    Crazy Transit Pitches

    Branching from Harvard is definitely going to be a big no-no.
  12. George_Apley

    Biking in Boston

    They really followed through on significantly narrowing Somerville Ave through the square. Somerville is on the right track.
  13. George_Apley

    Crazy Transit Pitches

    I do think any major modifications to the Minuteman to make room for RLX, especially ones that lead to more severe grade changes and/or adds more grade-crossings would be massively fought by a predictably small but vocal group.
  14. George_Apley

    Michelle Wu To Run For Mayor

    Damn district boundaries...
  15. George_Apley

    Framingham Developments

    Jesus. Vote them all out.
  16. George_Apley

    Michelle Wu To Run For Mayor

    Fun fact: you don't have to live in a Congressional District to represent it. You just have to live in the state. Obviously it's politically wise to live in the CD, but Wu, legally-speaking, would not have to move to run in a district two blocks to her east.
  17. George_Apley

    Michelle Wu To Run For Mayor

    Pedantic, but probably Top 5. Speaker, Senate Pres, and Gov are the trifecta in that order. Mayor of Boston is after that competing with the State AG.
  18. George_Apley

    Crazy Transit Pitches

    The rapid transit tracks would need to duck into a short tunnel under Winchester Center to get past it. No way to widen the viaduct or reroute the locomotive ROW.
  19. George_Apley

    Crazy Transit Pitches

    Yeah. Arlington would likely welcome an RLX with open arms in 2020s compared to 1980s. Winchester will probably be happy with RUR frequencies and potentially a GLX that eats Wedgemere and stubs out before the overpass in the town center.
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    Biking in Boston

    Hahahahahahaha

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