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by nmin
November 23rd, 2018, 6:17 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2223
Views: 208167

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

... There are some folks who are just anti-transit ideological zealots, but apart from them, Metro should absolutely view each Uber as a service failure. (Or sometimes a land use failure, but I digress.) The remedies for this are obvious, and supported by the fact that ridership is growing for the ...
by nmin
November 23rd, 2018, 6:04 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Hennepin Avenue Reconstruction (Douglas to Lake St)
Replies: 104
Views: 10064

Re: Hennepin Avenue Reconstruction / E Line (Uptown to Downtown)

Yeah, I was at the Apple Store yesterday, and they employees were commenting that one person would park, and then several others would follow their lead. I have a feeling that there is going to be a lot of cars dropping off or picking people up in the bike lane, even if they don’t officially park. ...
by nmin
November 6th, 2018, 2:26 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Street, Road and Highway Projects
Replies: 914
Views: 102305

Re: Street, Road and Highway Projects

mattaudio wrote:
November 5th, 2018, 8:11 am
... when we have a parallel four lane facility in Hwy 10...
Don't forget that we (Minnesotans, not necessarily streets.mn) keep talking about the "failure" of Northstar without discussing how MNDOT is continually undermining that line by adding capacity in both parallel corridors.
by nmin
August 9th, 2018, 6:51 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2223
Views: 208167

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

When do you think MGT will start factoring the cost of operating those huge parking lots into the performance of those "high performing" routes? ;-) Maple Grove Transit is considering some route changes. Overall, MGT is one of the better performers in terms of subsidy per passenger among suburban ex...
by nmin
May 22nd, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2223
Views: 208167

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

The proposed split erodes mobility and should not be implemented. There are many visually impaired residents in near NE and Marcy-Holmes, now we're going to permanently force them to transfer on the way to services in Whittier and The Wedge? Why not talk more seriously about transit lanes on Hennepi...

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