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    Fantasy T maps

    Noob question: How do people make maps?
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    Reminds me of this "blue" line in Singapore:
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    MBTA "Transformation" (Green Line, Red Line, & Orange Line Transformation Projects)

    Funny enough, I've been digging up Ari's blog posts lately and just came across the one regarding Track 61. Here's his proposal for reference.
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    I will probably sound stupid for asking this, but: is there any way for Blue Line to have the Kendall station somewhere near Broadway without underpinning Red Line there, then tunnel under Broadway and Prospect St to meet RL again at Central (underpinning RL here instead), before finally heading...
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    Logan Airport Flights and Airlines Discussion

    Not sure about others, but the Boston-Beijing flight by Hainan Airlines is extremely unlikely to return anytime soon. International flights into China are now severely limited due to local Covid policies and testing/quarantine capacities. In addition, the US demands an equal number of US-China...
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    Regarding all the SL1 talks, I thought about moving SL1 to the planned Summer St center-running (was it?) bus lanes if the Transitway was to be used for LRT... Until I realized Summer St doesn't quite replace the current Courthouse and WTC stations. Converting the 7 bus to BRT might be...
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    There were mentions of a Bay Village Loop in the Green Line Reconfiguration thread (though some ideas didn't name it as such), which would solve the problem of Huntington-Tremont access. The proposed loop at the intersection of Huntington-Seaport and Park-Nubian trunks would provide connections...
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    As one of the "enthusiastic newbies", I really enjoyed reading your post, and it gave a lot more information and insight than what the title would otherwise suggest. Sorry if the following contains things that are unrealistic or have been discussed before - I haven't managed to even ride some of...
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    MBTA "Transformation" (Green Line, Red Line, & Orange Line Transformation Projects)

    This actually feels like what modern light rail stations should be. Maybe one day we'll see all Green Line surface stations renovated to look like this... We can always hope.
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    Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

    Regarding Charles-MGH in particular, two of the three alternatives in the 2021 R-B Concept Design Report proposed building new exits north and south of the Cambridge/Charles circle to replace the headhouse exit. The headhouse would then be made entirely paid area, acting as connection between...
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    North Station, Charles River Draw, & Tower A

    Question: What's wrong with the Reading and Needham lines? Do they have poor on-time performance or something, and if yes, why?
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    North Station, Charles River Draw, & Tower A

    In the 2018 MassDOT feasibility study, all 4 options indicated North Station could be eliminated and land freed up for future development, while South Station would be kept for Old Colony lines. This was mentioned in the Wikipedia article. I remember the study itself mentioning this as well.
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    MBTA Bus & BRT

    Winter 2022 schedule is out. Overall reduction of 5% of trips due to driver shortage, with many routes having reduced frequencies and schedule changes. Also, 62 and 76 will operate separately during peak hours, instead of combined as they are now.
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    Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

    Here's the official reason: Edit: Another reason why the D and E branches were chosen, but not B and C, was that they serve Longwood:
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    MBTA Red Line / Blue Line Connector

    Is there any point in writing to MBTA to suggest a provision of future extensions in their design? I'm tempted to do that lol. It would be disappointing if RBC proceeds with no consideration of the possible Riverbank extension, which is a very natural one.
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    MBTA Bus & BRT

    I always wondered: What was the reason for the closure of Washington Street El in the first place? I knew land was available for Southwest Corridor, but why couldn't they just use it just for CR and Amtrak while leaving Orange Line as it was?
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    MBTA Bus & BRT

    Hi all, first post on aB here. I've always been a huge transit fan (mostly buses and subways), just came to Greater Boston this fall for studies and discovered this forum recently. I've been reading many of the old posts and I absolutely loved them! A few noob questions: 1. Does MBTA have any...

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